Lakenham  Norfolk


In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Lakenham like this:

LAKENHAM, a parish in Norwich district, and within Norwich borough, Norfolk; on the river Yare and on two lines of the Great Eastern railway, 1¾ mile S by E of the centre of Norwich. Post-town, Norwich. Real property, £15,745. Pop. in 1851,4,776; in 1861,4,866. Houses, 1,154. The parish is cut ecclesiastically into two sections, Old Lakenham and Lakenham-St. ...

Mark; and the latter was made ecclesiastically parochial in 1845. Pop. of L.-St. M. in 1861,3,808. Houses, 913. The property of Old L. is much subdivided; but that of L.-St. M. is not much divided. The living of Old L. is a vicarage annexed to the vicarage of Trowse; and that of L.-St. M. is a p. curacy, in the diocese of Norwich. Value of L.-St. M., £150.* Patrons, the Dean and Chapter of Norwich. The churches of both sections are good. See Norwich.

Lakenham through time

Lakenham is now part of Norwich district. Click here for graphs and data of how Norwich has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Lakenham itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Lakenham, in Norwich and Norfolk | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 14th December 2019

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