Genuki Logo Towns and Parishes

Norfolk: Wereham

See Norfolk Parish Links for more information about this parish.
What's New in Genuki Norfolk.
Wereham is about 11 miles S. of King's Lynn.
See also Warham All Saints and Warham St Mary.


Church of St Margaret of Antioch
Transcriptions of memorials in the church, the war memorial, and gravestones in the churchyard.
This is a link to an archived copy.
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Cemeteries


See also Norfolk Parish Links: Censuses

Church Directories

Church History

Church of St Margaret of Antioch
Description and pictures.
Church of St Margaret of Antioch
Services, etc.

Church Records

Parish Register Transcripts
Baptisms 1813-1880
These are included in Boyd's Marriage Index.
They are not included in 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), Wereham was in Downham Registration District.

See also Norfolk Parish Links: Civil Registration

Description and Travel

Wissey Valley Web Pages
Including Wereham, Wretton, West Dereham, Boughton, Stoke Ferry and Whittington in the Wissey Valley in West Norfolk.
Barton Bendish, Beachamwell, Shingham, Boughton and Wereham.
News, events, history, churches, pictures, etc.
Wereham Lynn Road Post Mill
Description, history and map.
Wereham Stoke Ferry Road Post Mill
Description, history and map.
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Description and Travel


See also Norfolk Parish Links: Directories

Historical Geography

Wereham 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

Impey, Edward
The alien priory of St Winwaloe and Winnold House at Wereham.
[Norwich, Norfolk and Norwich Archaeological Society, in "Norfolk Archaeology", vol 44, part 3, 2004]
See Stoke Ferry.
See Stoke Ferry.
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

Names, Personal

See Norfolk People and Families

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
1801  72  82407
1811  54  89424
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.


Milsom, Mary E.
A short history of Wereham school: The first hundred years, 1876-1976.
Extracts from the school log book for 1876-1888.

Voting Registers

See Norfolk Parish Links: Voting Registers

These pages are for personal use only. They may not be copied, and the links within them may not be harvested for use on your own web pages. Please see the Copyright Notice.
If you use this information in your research, please say that it is from Genuki Norfolk.

Copyright © Pat Newby.
July 2015