Descriptive Gazetteer Entry for DERSINGHAM

DERSINGHAM, a parish in Docking district, Norfolk; on the Lynn and Hunstanton railway, 4 miles NNE of Castle-Rising. It has a station on the railway, and a post office under Lynn. Acres, 3, 472. Real property, £3, 985. Pop., 822. Houses, 166. The property is divided among a few. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Norwich. Value, £132. Patron, the Marquis of Cholmondeley. The church is of flint. There are a Primitive Methodist chapel, and charities £23, with a fuel allotment.

(John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72))

Linked entities:
Feature Description: "a parish"   (ADL Feature Type: "countries, 4th order divisions")
Administrative units: Dersingham AP/CP       Docking RegD/PLU       Norfolk AncC
Place: Dersingham

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