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Norfolk: East Winch

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East Winch is about 4 miles S.E. of King's Lynn.
See also West Winch.


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Church Directories

Church History

Church of All Saints
Services, etc.
Alvis, Edward John
Sepulchral cross slabs in East Winch church.
[Norwich, Norfolk and Norwich Archaeological Society, in "Norfolk Archaeology", vol.16, 1907]

Church Records

Marriages 1690-1837
See Phillimore's Marriage Registers, Volume 10.
These are included in Boyd's Marriage Index.
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), East Winch was in Freebridge Lynn Registration District.

See also Norfolk Parish Links: Civil Registration

Description and Travel

See Norfolk Parish Links: Description and Travel


See also Norfolk Parish Links: Directories

Historical Geography

East Winch is in Freebridge Lynn hundred.

Land and Property

Great Britain: Statute
Wormegay and other parishes drainage act, 1815.
An act for draining and improving certain fen lands, low grounds and marshes, and other lands and grounds lying in the parishes of Wormegay, Shouldham, Marham, Middleton, Pentney, East Winch, and West Bilney, in the county of Norfolk: 28th June 1815.
[London, George Eyre and Andrew Strahan, 1815]


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

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
189187  87367
190178  77321
1911--  80338

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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December 2008