Marsham  Norfolk


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

MARSHAM, a village and a parish in Aylsham district, Norfolk. The village stands near the river Bure, 2 miles S of Aylsham, and 11 N of Norwich r. station; has a post office under Norwich; and gives the title of Viscount to Earl Romney. The parish comprises 1,819 acres. Real property, £2,314. ...

Pop., 622. Houses, 148. The property is subdivided. Bolwick Hall is the seat of J. H. Warnes, Esq. The ancestors of Earl Romney resided in the parish in the 12th century. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Norwich. Value, £281. Patrons, MissC. Blake and the Rev. E. T. Yates. The church consists of nave and chancel, with a tower; and contains an ancient screen, a carved fout, and monuments of the Norrises and others. There are a Primitive Methodist chapel, and charities £18.

Marsham through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 30th May 2024

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