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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
- In 1883 the parish was in the
Deanery of Blofield, in the archdeaconry of Norwich.
It could have been in a different deanery or archdeaconry both
before and after this date.
- The parish church is dedicated to All Saints.
Nearby Churches of all denominations.
- Church of All Saints
- Picture of the church.
- Carter, Anne
- Welcome to All Saints Church, Postwick.
[Postwick, The Church, 1970s]
See Norfolk Parish Links: Church Records
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
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
[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
See also Norfolk Parish Links: 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]
- Modern and Historical Maps
- Maps of the parish.
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
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.
See Norfolk Parish Links: Voting Registers
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