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Deopham, Norfolk

Historical Description

Deopham, a parish in Norfolk, 3½ miles N from Attle-borough station on the G.E.R., and 3 W by S from Wymond-ham. It has a post office under Wymondham; money order and telegraph office, Hingham. Acreage, 1661; population, 395. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Norwich; net yearly value, £75 with residence. Patrons, the Dean and Chapter of Canterbury. The church is a building of flint and stone in the Perpendicular style. There are two Primitive Methodist chapels.

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 parishDeopham St. Andrew 

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

Church Records, in association with Norfolk Record Office, have images of the Parish Registers for Norfolk online.

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Civil Registration

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Directories & Gazetteers

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Newspapers and Periodicals

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Visitations Heraldic

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

DistrictSouth Norfolk
Postal districtNR18
Post TownWymondham