Wilby  Norfolk


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

WILBY, a parish in Guiltcross district, Norfolk; 1 mile E of Eccles-Road r. station, and 4 SSW of Attleborough. Post town, Attleborough. Acres, 1,400. Real property, £1,769. Pop., 98. Houses, 23. The manor belongs to Sir T. B. Beevor, Bart. The living is a rectory, united with Hargham, in the diocese of Norwich. Value, £390.* Patron, J. Goodacre, Esq. The church is old.

Wilby through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 20th September 2021

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