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Norfolk: Welney

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Welney was formerly in both Cambridgeshire and Norfolk.

Cemeteries

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Census

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Church Directories

Church History

Great Britain: Statute
Upwell-with-Welney separated benefices act, 1846.
An act for the division of the rectory of Upwell cum Welney in the county of Norfolk and in the Isle of Ely in the county of Cambridge: 26th June 1846.
[London, George Edward Eyre and William Spottiswoode, 1846]

Church Records

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Civil Registration

For the civil registration of births, marriages and deaths between 1837 and 1930 (and for the censuses from 1851 to 1901), Welney was in Downham Registration District.

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Description and Travel

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Directories

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Historical Geography

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

Land and Property

Great Britain: Statute
Fenland drainage act, 1747.
An act for draining and preserving certain fenlands in the several parishes of Maney, Upwell, Welney, Downham, Witcham, and in a certain extraparochial place in Byal fen, within the Isle of Ely and county of Cambridge.
[London, Thomas Baskett, (1747) 1748]
Great Britain: Statute
Fenland drainage act, 1748.
An act for draining and improving certain fen lands within the manors and parishes of Upwell and Outwell, and the parishes of Denver and Welney, in the Isle of Ely, and counties of Cambridge and Norfolk.
[London, Thomas Baskett, (1748) 1749]
Great Britain: Statute
Fenland drainage act, 1772.
An act to amend the 1748 act.
[London, Charles Eyre and William Strahan, (1772) 1773]
Great Britain: Statute
Upwell and other parishes drainage act, 1801.
An act for more effectually draining and improving certain Fen lands within the manors and parishes of Upwell and Outwell, and in the parishes of Denver and Welney, in the Isle of Ely, and counties of Cambridge and Norfolk: 21st May 1801.
[London, George Eyre and Andrew Strahan, 1801]
Great Britain: Statute
Upwell, Outwell, Denver, and Welney level act, 1872.
An act for amending the act relating to the draining and improving of certain fen lands within the manors and parishes of Upwell and Outwell, and in the parishes of Denver and Welney, in the Isle of Ely and counties of Cambridge and Norfolk: 13th May 1872.
[London, George Edward Eyre and William Spottiswoode, 1872]
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Land and Property

Maps

Modern and Historical Maps
Maps of the parish.

Military Records

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Poorhouses, Poor Law, etc

Voting Registers

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September 2000