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Norfolk: Wendling

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Wendling is about 4 miles W. of East Dereham.


See Norfolk Parish Links: Cemeteries


See also Norfolk Parish Links: Censuses

Church Directories

Church History

Church of St Peter and St Paul
Description and pictures.
Church of St Peter and St Paul
Services, etc.
Methodist Church
Minister, services, picture, etc.
Follow the link to the home page, then search for the church.

Church Records

These are not included in Boyd's Marriage Index or Phillimore's Marriage Registers.
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), Wendling was in Mitford and Launditch Registration District.

See also Norfolk Parish Links: Civil Registration

Description and Travel

Olley, Stephen
The Book of Wendling, Longham and Beeston with Bittering.
[ISBN 1841144177, Halsgrove, 2005]
Wendling County Primary School
Centenary, 1876-1976: Notes on the Village.
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Description and Travel


See also Norfolk Parish Links: Directories

Historical Geography

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

Land and Property

Great Britain: Statute
Wendling Inclosure Act, 1814.
An act for inclosing lands in the parish of Wendling, in the county of Norfolk.
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Land and Property


Modern and Historical Maps
Maps of the parish.

Military History

Wendling Airfield
Description and pictures.
USAAF Station 118
Description, history and pictures.
Bodle, Peter and Gilbert, John
The 392nd Bomb Group in Norfolk: a pictorial history of the USAAF's 392nd Bombardment Group at Wendling, during WWII.
[ISBN 0955191653, Stoke Ferry, Liberator Publishing, 2008]
Vickers, Robert E. Jr. and Rogers, J.V. (editor)
The Liberators from Wendling: the combat story of the 392nd Bombardment Group (H) of the Eighth Air Force during World War Two.
[ISBN 0891260331, Albuquerque, 1977]
Vickers, Robert E. Jr. and Roberts, Keith E. (editor)
Wendling's Crusaders. The men and their Missions. Remembrance of the missing.
[ISBN 0897459857, Albuquerque, 1996]

Military Records

Roll of Honour
World Wars 1 and 2.
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.

1901 Census
"Including part of Hulver Street."

Voting Registers

See Norfolk Parish Links: Voting Registers

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Copyright © Pat Newby.
September 2008