Genuki Logo Towns and Parishes   Contents and Search

Norfolk: Pentney

See Norfolk Parish Links for more information about this parish.
Search Genuki Norfolk for a NAME or a PLACE or a TOPIC.
What's New in Genuki Norfolk.

Pentney is about 8 miles S.E. of King's Lynn.


See Norfolk Parish Links: Cemeteries


See also Norfolk Parish Links: Censuses

Church Directories

Church History

Church of St Mary Magdalene
Minister, services, description, picture, etc.

Pentney Abbey
Description, history and pictures.
Pentney Priory
Description and history.
De Bootman, Michael
Pentney Abbey, 1075-1534.

Church Records

Parish Register Transcripts
Baptisms, Banns, Marriages and Burials.
Marriages 1731-1837
See Phillimore's Marriage Registers, Volume 10.
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), Pentney was in Freebridge Lynn Registration District.

See also Norfolk Parish Links: Civil Registration

Description and Travel

Description, history, maps, Pentney Abbey, Church of St Mary Magdalene, census, local people, etc.
Pentney Smock Mill
Description and history.
Pentney Water Mill
Description, history and pictures.
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Description and Travel


See also Norfolk Parish Links: Directories

Historical Geography

Pentney is in Freebridge Lynn hundred.

Land and Property

See East Winch.
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Land and Property


Parish outline and location.
See Parish Map for Freebridge Lynn Registration District, 1836
Modern and Historical Maps
Maps of the parish and nearby places.
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Maps

Poorhouses, Poor Law, etc


These figures are from the population tables which were produced after the 10-yearly national censuses. The "Families" heading includes families and single occupiers.

Year   Inhabited
Families Population
1801  4953285
1811  4561269
1821  8285418
1831  8588480
Year   Inhabited
Families Population

There may be more people living in detached parts of the parish (if there were any) and, if so, the number may or may not be included in the figures above. It is quite difficult to be sure from the population tables.

Voting Registers

See Norfolk Parish Links: Voting Registers

These pages are for personal use only. They may not be copied, and the links within them may not be harvested for use on your own web pages. Please see the Copyright Notice.
If you use this information in your research, please say that it is from Genuki Norfolk.

Copyright © Pat Newby.
December 2008