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Norfolk: West Winch

For more information about this parish see Norfolk Parish Links.
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Modern and Historical Maps of this Parish.

West Winch is about 2 miles S. of King's Lynn.
See also East Winch.

Cemeteries

See Norfolk Parish Links: Cemeteries

Census

See also Norfolk Parish Links: Censuses

Church Directories

Church History

Church of St Mary
Minister, services, location, etc.

Church Records

Marriages
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), West Winch was in Freebridge Lynn Registration District.

See also Norfolk Parish Links: Civil Registration

Description and Travel

West Winch Tower Mill
Description, history and pictures.
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Description and Travel

Directories

See also Norfolk Parish Links: Directories

Historical Geography

West Winch is in Freebridge Lynn hundred.

History

Eller, George
Memorials, Archaeological and Ecclesiastical, of the West Winch Manors, from the earliest ages to the present period.
History of West Winch, description of the church, inscriptions in the chancel, the pedigree of the Pell family, list of rectors, glebe terriers and land owners, etc.
[King's Lynn, Thew and Son, 1861]

Maps

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

Military Records

Roll of Honour
World Wars 1 and 2.
Langley, Stan L.
West Winch 1914-1918 War Memorial.
[West Winch, 1999]

Poorhouses, Poor Law, etc

Population

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
Houses
Families Population
1801  3140210
1811  4354242
1821  6369315
1831  4482394
1841  95--415
1851101--477
Year   Inhabited
Houses
Families Population
1861106---470
1871  94105415
1881104104408
1891106106421
1901101101419
1911---105362

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