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West Newton is about 7 miles N.E. of King's Lynn.
See also Newton by Castle Acre, Newton Flotman and Newton St Faith (Horsham St Faith).


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Church Directories

Church History

Church of St Peter and St Paul
Description and pictures.
Church of St Peter and St Paul
Picture of the church.
Church of St Peter and St Paul
Picture of the church.
West Newton Church Council
Parish Church of St Peter and St Paul, West Newton.
[West Newton, West Newton Church Council, 1970s]

Church Records

Marriages 1561-1837
See Phillimore's Marriage Registers, Volume 5.
These are included in Boyd's Marriage Index.
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Church Records

Civil Registration

For the civil registration of births, marriages and deaths between 1837 and 1930 (and for the censuses from 1851 to 1901), West Newton was in Freebridge Lynn Registration District.

See also Norfolk Parish Links: Civil Registration

Description and Travel

West Newton
Description and pictures.
West Newton Mill
Description, history and pictures.
Lingwood, Lemmon
Jarrold's Guide to Hunstanton.
The illustrated handbook to Hunstanton and neighbourhood, including Sandringham, Castle Rising, King's Lynn, Heacham, West Newton, and Snettisham.
[Norwich, Jarrold, 1900s]
Durst, David W.
Norfolk Flax.
[Norwich, Norfolk Industrial Archaeology Society, in: "Journal of the Norfolk Industrial Archaeology Society", vol.2, no.5, 1980]
Searle, Antony G. and Tuck, James W.
The King's Flax and the Queen's Linen.
H.M. Norfolk Flax Establishment, West Newton, 1930s-1950s.
[ISBN 0948400781, Larks Press, 1999]
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Description and Travel


See also Norfolk Parish Links: Directories

Historical Geography

West Newton is in Freebridge Lynn hundred.


Modern and Historical Maps
Maps of the parish.

Military Records

Roll of Honour
World War 1.
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Military Records

Poorhouses, Poor Law, etc


Voting Registers

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July 2007