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Clippesby, Norfolk

Historical Description

Clippesby, a parish in Norfolk, on the river Bure, 2½ miles NE from Acle station on the G.E.R., and 3 SW from Martham station on the Eastern and Midlands railway. Post town, Yarmouth; money order office, Flegg Burgh; telegraph office, Acle. Acreage, 867; population, 133. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Norwich; value, £250. The church is an ancient edifice of stone in the Norman and Early English styles.

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


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

Ancient CountyNorfolk 
Ecclesiastical parishClippesby St. Peter 
HundredWest Flegg 

Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.

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Civil Registration

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Directories & Gazetteers

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Visitations Heraldic

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DistrictGreat Yarmouth
Postal districtNR29
Post TownGreat Yarmouth