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Norfolk: Ashwicken

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Ashwicken is about 5 miles E. of King's Lynn.
It is also known as Ashwicken with Leziate and Ashwicken cum Leziate.
See also Leziate.


See Norfolk Parish Links: Cemeteries


See also Norfolk Parish Links: Censuses

Church Directories

Church History

Church of All Saints
Description and pictures.
Church of All Saints
Services, etc.
Warrington, Clement Egbert
The parish church of Aswicken cum Leziate.
[King's Lynn, George Oswell, 1947]

Church Records

Ashwicken cum Leziate Archdeacons' Transcripts
Ashwicken with Leziate Marriages 1717-1837
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), Ashwicken was in Freebridge Lynn Registration District.

See also Norfolk Parish Links: Civil Registration

Description and Travel

Leziate Parish Council
Representing Ashwicken and Leziate. Councillors, agendas, minutes, etc.
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Description and Travel


See also Norfolk Parish Links: Directories

Historical Geography

Ashwicken is in Freebridge Lynn hundred.

Land and Property

See Norfolk Parish Links: Land and Property


Modern and Historical Maps
Maps of the parish.

Military Records

Ashwicken, Bawsey and Leziate Roll of Honour
World Wars 1 and 2.

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
18712121  97
18812223  97
19012222  98

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.
December 2008