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Wickhampton, Norfolk

Historical Description

Wickhampton, a parish in Norfolk, 2 miles NNE of Reedham station on the G.E.R., and 4 S by E of Acle. Post town, Acle. Acreage, 1661; population, 116. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Norwich; net value, £140 with residence. The church is an ancient building of flint in the Early English style, and has been restored. It is remarkable for the recumbent figures of the founders, Sir William and Lady Carbrigge, and also for the ancient paintings on the walls. The figures and paintings are of 12th century date. There are also many objects of interest to the antiquary in the church. There is a Wesleyan chapel.

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

Administration

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

Ancient CountyNorfolk 
Ecclesiastical parishWickhampton St. Andrew 
HundredWalsham 
Poor Law unionBlofield 

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


Church Records

Ancestry.co.uk, in association with Norfolk Record Office, have images of the Parish Registers for Norfolk online.

Findmypast, in conjunction with Norfolk Record Office have the following parish records online for Wickhampton:

BaptismsBannsMarriagesBurials
1561-19031561-19031566-18361561-1812


Civil Registration

For general information about Civil Registration (births, marriages and deaths) see the Civil Registration page.


Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Wickhampton from the following:


Maps

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Newspapers and Periodicals

The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following Norfolk newspapers online:


Visitations Heraldic

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

DistrictBroadland
CountyNorfolk
RegionEastern
CountryEngland
Postal districtNR13
Post TownNorwich