Forncett St Peter, Norfolk

Historical Description

Forncett St Peter, a village and a parish in Norfolk, near Forncett station on the G.E.R., 2 ¼ miles W of Long Stratton. There is a post and money order office under Long Stratton; telegraph office, Long Stratton. Acreage, 1901; population, 600. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Norwich; net value, £460. Patron, the Earl, of Effingham. The church is a small building of flint and stone in the Perpendicular style, and there are Baptist and Primitive Methodist chapels.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England and Wales, 1894-5

Civil Registration

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Old maps of Forncett St Peter are available on the site, and a current map is available on the site.

Visitations Heraldic

The Visitations of Norfolk 1563, 1589, and 1613 is available on the Heraldry page.