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Norfolk: Whinburgh

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Whinburgh is about 3 miles S. of East Dereham.
The name may also be spelled Whinbergh and Whinborough.


Mid-Norfolk Family History Society
The Memorial Inscriptions of the Church and Churchyard of St Mary the Virgin, Whinburgh, Norfolk.
[Mid-Norfolk Family History Society, 2003]
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Cemeteries


See also Norfolk Parish Links: Censuses

Church Directories

Church History

Church of St Mary
Description and pictures.
Church of St Mary
Services, minister, location, picture, etc
Church of St Mary
Picture of the church.
Taylor, Ron
The Church of St Mary the Virgin, Whinburgh.
[Whinburgh with Westfield P.C.C., 1990]

Church Records

Archdeacon's Transcripts or Bishop's Transcripts
Baptisms, Marriages and Burials.
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), Whinburgh was in Mitford and Launditch Registration District.

See also Norfolk Parish Links: Civil Registration

Description and Travel

Taylor, Ron
Eighty Years of Whinburgh: A collection of news items about the village from the columns of the Dereham and Fakenham Times between the years 1880 and 1959.
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Description and Travel


See also Norfolk Parish Links: Directories

Historical Geography

Whinburgh is in Mitford hundred.

Land and Property

See Westfield


Parish outline and location.
See Parish Map for Mitford and Launditch Registration District, 1836
Modern and Historical Maps
Maps of the parish and nearby places.
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Maps

Military Records

Roll of Honour
World War 1.

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.

Voting Registers

See Norfolk Parish Links: Voting Registers

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Copyright © Pat Newby.
September 2008