Terrington St Clement, Norfolk

Historical Description

Terrington St Clement, a village and a parish in Norfolk. The village has a station on the Bourn and Lynn railway, and stands 6 miles W of Lynn. It is a seat of petty sessions, and has a post, money order, and telegraph office under Lynn. The parish extends to the Wash, and comprises 9902 acres; population of the civil parish, 2208; of the ecclesiastical, 2173. There is a parish council consisting of fifteen members. There are four manors. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Norwich; net value, £265 with residence. Patron, the Crown. The church is a large cruciform structure of freestone in the Perpendicular style, contains some handsome memorials, and has been partly restored at a cost of over £5000. There are Wesleyan and Methodist chapels and two mission rooms. In 1885 a portion of Terrington St John, known as New Common Marsh, was amalgamated with this parish for civil purposes.

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


The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.

Ancient County Norfolk
Ecclesiastical parish Terrington St. Clement
Hundred Freebridge-Marshland
Poor Law union Wisbech

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