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Lynford, Norfolk

Historical Description

Lynford, a parish in Norfolk, on the river Wissey, 4 miles NNE of Brandon station on the G.E.R., and 7½ NW by N of Thetford. Post town and money order and telegraph office, Mundford (R.S.O.) Acreage, 1500; population, 101. Lynford Hall, a splendid mansion in the Tudor style, is situated in a small park. The church was destroyed some centuries ago; there is no incumbent, and the parish is not ecclesiastically connected with any other parish. There is a Roman Catholic chapel, a building of flint and stone, which was erected in 1879.

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 
Poor Law unionThetford 

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