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Norfolk: Wolferton

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Modern and Historical Maps of this Parish.

Wolferton is about 7 miles N. of King's Lynn.
The name may also be spelled Woolferton, Wolverton, Woolverton and Wolfreton.
See also Wolterton.

Cemeteries

See Norfolk Parish Links: Cemeteries

Census

See also Norfolk Parish Links: Censuses

Church Directories

Church History

Church of St Peter
Description and pictures.
Church of St Peter
Services, etc.

Church Records

Parish Register Transcripts
Baptisms 1813-1880
Wolverton Marriages 1653-1812
See Phillimore's Marriage Registers, Volume 2.
Marriages
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), Wolferton was in Freebridge Lynn Registration District.

See also Norfolk Parish Links: Civil Registration

Description and Travel

Wolferton
Description and pictures.
Royal Railway Station
Description and picture.
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Description and Travel

Directories

See also Norfolk Parish Links: Directories

Historical Geography

Wolferton is in Freebridge Lynn hundred.

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.

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
18011428114
18111524110
18211531159
18311632163
184124--165
185128--165
Year   Inhabited
Houses
Families Population
186130--179
18713441219
18813640185
18914444218
19014647234
1911--44194

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