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Norfolk: Postwick

For more information about this parish see Norfolk Parish Links.
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Modern and Historical Maps of this Parish.

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

Cemeteries

See Norfolk Parish Links: Cemeteries

Census

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]  

Directories

See also Norfolk Parish Links: Directories

Historical Geography

Postwick is in Blofield hundred.

History

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

Maps

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

Military Records

Poorhouses, Poor Law, etc

Population

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
Houses
Families Population
18012339181
18112327226
18213537254
18312751237
184150--241
185149--275
Year   Inhabited
Houses
Families Population
186158--291
18716666307
18816369297
18916464301
19016767315
1911--71340

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