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Norfolk: Postwick

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Postwick is about 4 miles E. of Norwich.
The name is usually pronounced as Possick.


See Norfolk Parish Links: Cemeteries


See also Norfolk Parish Links: Censuses

Church Directories

Church History

Church of All Saints
Picture of the church.
Carter, Anne
Welcome to All Saints Church, Postwick.
[Postwick, The Church, 1970s]

Church Records

See 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), Postwick was in Blofield Registration District.

See also Norfolk Parish Links: Civil Registration

Description and Travel

See Norfolk Parish Links: Description and Travel


See also Norfolk Parish Links: Directories

Historical Geography

Postwick is in Blofield Hundred.
Parish outline and location.
See Parish Map for Blofield Hundred
Description of Blofield Hundred
1845: White's History, Gazetteer, and Directory of Norfolk


Carter, Anne
Postwick - The Story of a Norfolk Village.
[ISBN 1873495005, 1991]
Harrison, Thomas
Postwick and its relatives.
(Written in the early 18th century and edited by James Hargrave Harrison).
[Great Yarmouth, 1858]
Stoker, David
Parson Russell's History of Postwick.
[Norwich, Norfolk and Norwich Archaeological Society, in "Norfolk Archaeology", vol.41, 1990]

Land and Property

Great Britain: Statute
Great Plumstead and Postwick Inclosure Act, 1810.
An act for enclosing lands in the parishes of Great Plumstead and Postwick, in the county of Norfolk.
[London, George Eyre and Andrew Strahan, 1810]
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Land and Property


Modern and Historical Maps
Maps of the parish.

Military Records

See also Norfolk Parish Links: Military Records

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
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

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June 2004