Norfolk: West Bilney
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West Bilney is about 7 miles S.E. of King's Lynn.
See also East Bilney.
See Norfolk Parish Links: Cemeteries
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Censuses
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Church Records
- Parish Register Transcripts
- Baptisms 1813-1880
- Marriages 1562-1837
- See Phillimore's Marriage Registers, Volume 10.
- These are included in
Boyd's Marriage Index.
For the civil registration of births, marriages and deaths between 1837
and 1930 (and for the censuses from 1851 to 1901), West Bilney 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
West Bilney is in Freebridge Lynn hundred.
Land and Property
- See East Winch.
- Modern and Historical Maps
- Maps of the parish.
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
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.
- 1861 Census
- "The decrease of population in Castle-Acre and West Bilney
parishes is attributed to the fact that the return for 1851
included labourers temporarily employed on railway works."
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