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Norfolk: Wimbotsham

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Wimbotsham is about 10 miles S. of King's Lynn.

Cemeteries

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Census

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Church Directories

Church History

Church of St Mary the Virgin
Description of the bells and picture of the church.
Dashwood, George Henry
Notes on the Parish and Church of Wimbotsham.
[Norwich, Norfolk and Norwich Archaeological Society, in "Norfolk Archaeology", vol.2, 1849]
Turner, J.C.
Notes on the Church of St Mary the Virgin, Wimbotsham.
[Wimbotsham, The Church, c.1964]
Methodist Church
Minister, services, picture, etc.
Follow the link to the home page, then search for the church.

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), Wimbotsham was in Downham Registration District.

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Description and Travel

Wimbotsham
Pictures.
King's Lynn Arts Centre
Portrait of a Village, Wimbotsham.
[ISBN 1898328005, West Norfolk Living Histories, 1993]
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Directories

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Historical Geography

Wimbotsham 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

Inclosure

Great Britain: Statute
Downham Market, Wimbotsham and Bexwell inclosure act, 1801.
An act for dividing, allotting, and inclosing certain open field and other lands within the several parishes of Downham Market, Wimbotsham, and Bexwell, in the county of Norfolk: 21st May 1801.
[London, George Eyre and Andrew Strahan, 1801]

Drainage

Great Britain: Statute
Outwell and other parishes drainage act, 1798.
An act for draining and preserving certain lands and fen grounds lying in the parishes of Outwell, Stow Bardolph, Wimbotsham, and Downham in the county of Norfolk: 28th June 1798.
[London, George Eyre and Andrew Strahan, 1798]
Great Britain: Statute
Downham Market and other parishes drainage act, 1802.
An act for draining and improving certain fen lands and low grounds, within the several parishes of Downham Market, Wimbotsham, Stow Bardolph, and Denver, in the county of Norfolk: 15th April 1802.
[London, George Eyre and Andrew Strahan, 1802]
Great Britain: Statute
Fenland drainage act, 1814.
See Stoke Ferry
Great Britain: Statute
Stoke Ferry and other parishes drainage act, 1834.
See Stoke Ferry
Great Britain: Statute
Downham Fen drainage act, 1851, An act for amending an act passed in the forty-second year of the reign of His Majesty George the Third, for draining and improving certain fen lands and low grounds in the parishes of Downham Market, Wimbotsham, Stow Bardolph, and Denver, in the county of Norfolk: 20th May 1851.
[London, George Edward Eyre and William Spottiswoode, 1851]
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Land and Property

Maps

Modern and Historical Maps
Maps of the parish.

Military Records

Roll of Honour for Wimbotsham and Stow Bardolph
World Wars 1 and 2.
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Poorhouses, Poor Law, etc

Voting Registers

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