Wimbotsham  Norfolk


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

WIMBOTSHAM, a parish, with a village, in Downham district, Norfolk; 1½ mile NE of Downham r. station. It has a post-office under Downham. Acres, 2,015. Real property, £3,995. Pop. in 1851, 606; in 1861, 508. Houses, 112. The property is subdivided. The manor belongs to Sir T. Hare, Bart. The living is a rectory, annexed to Stow-Bardolph. The church was restored in 1854. There are two Methodist chapels.

Wimbotsham through time

Wimbotsham is now part of Kings Lynn and West Norfolk district. Click here for graphs and data of how Kings Lynn and West Norfolk has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Wimbotsham itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Wimbotsham in Kings Lynn and West Norfolk | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 10th August 2022

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