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Snettisham is about 10 miles N.N.E. of King's Lynn.


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Church Directories

Church History

Church of St Mary
Description and pictures.
Church of St Mary
Pictures of the church.
Butler-Stoney, Richard
Snettisham, St Mary's Church.
[Church Tours, 1987]
McAlpine, R. George
St Mary's Church, Snettisham.
[King's Lynn, Crome and Alcers, 1950]

Church Records

Marriages 1682-1812
See Phillimore's Marriage Registers, Volume 2.
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), Snettisham was in Docking Registration District.

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Description and Travel

Snettisham Parish Council
Minutes, etc.
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]
Snettisham Mill
Description, history and pictures.
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Description and Travel


See also Norfolk Parish Links: Directories

Historical Geography

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


Bingham, John
A Famous Victory: an account of the early years of Snettisham Parish Council, and of the courage and determination shown by the parishioners, led by William French, in preventing the closure of the Ken Hill footpath.
[Snettisham, Torc Books, 1983]
Bingham, John
Salute to a Village, A History of Snettisham, Norfolk.
[The Author, 1989]
Bingham, John
Snettisham's Common Rights.
[No details]
Harding, Robert W.
A Tour of Snettisham.
Massen, S.
[ISBN 0004397231]
The Snettisham Treasure
The Iron Age treasure discovered at Snettisham, from Current Archaeology.
Clarke, Roy Rainbird
The Snettisham Treasure.
[No details]
Snettisham Romano-British Villa
Short description.

Land and Property

James, Elizabeth M.
The Old Hall, Snettisham, and the Styleman Family.
[Norwich, Norfolk and Norwich Archaeological Society, in "Norfolk Archaeology" vol.38, 1983]
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Land and Property


Modern and Historical Maps
Maps of the parish.

Military Records

Roll of Honour
World Wars 1 and 2.
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Military Records

Poorhouses, Poor Law, etc


History of the Hall's Exhibition Foundation
Hall's Grammar School was established in 1804, under the will of Anthony Hall, who left endowments for it. After it closed, the Hall's Exhibition Foundation was set up. This is a charitable trust to assist in the education of young people of Snettisham.

Voting Registers

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August 2007