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FLITCHAM (St. Mary), a '''parish''', in the union and hundred of Freebridge-Lynn, W. division of Norfolk, 9 miles (N. E.) from Lynn. <ref>Lewis, Samuel A.,[http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=50966#s4 ''A Topographical Dictionary of England''](1848), pp. 244-248.</ref>
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FLITCHAM (St. Mary), a '''parish''', in the union and hundred of Freebridge-Lynn, W. division of Norfolk, 9 miles (N. E.) from Lynn. <ref>Lewis, Samuel A.,[http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=50966#s4 ''A Topographical Dictionary of England''](1848), pp. 244-248.</ref><br> <br>  
 
 
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Flitcham St Mary is an Ancient parish in the diocese of Norwich.<br>  
 
Flitcham St Mary is an Ancient parish in the diocese of Norwich.<br>  
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http://www.norfolkchurches.co.uk/appleton/appleton.htm for photos of the ruins of St Mary Appleton<br>  
 
http://www.norfolkchurches.co.uk/appleton/appleton.htm for photos of the ruins of St Mary Appleton<br>  
  
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Revision as of 15:43, 12 March 2013

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Parish History

FLITCHAM (St. Mary), a parish, in the union and hundred of Freebridge-Lynn, W. division of Norfolk, 9 miles (N. E.) from Lynn. [1]

Flitcham St Mary is an Ancient parish in the diocese of Norwich.

The church in common with others in the Sandringham Estate area benefited from the renovation funded by the patronage of the Royal Family .

Flitcham has an entry in the Domesday Book of 1085 where its , its population, land ownership and productive resources were extensively detailed In the survey Flitcham is recorded by the name of Flicham, Phlicham and Plic(e)ham. The main tenants being the Bishop of Bayeux, William de Warenne and Robert and Ranulf Fitz Walter from Roger Bigot. The survey also list that there are 4 mills, a church, 3 acres of meadow, paunage for 27 swine, 3 cows, 1 beast for carriage and 180 sheep. In the Domesday Book the size of woodland was normally given as the number of swine a wood could support in this case 27 pigs.

The name Flitcham (Felix ham) may be associated with  Felix of Burgundy http://www.localancestors.com/FamousPeople/Cambridgeshire/FelixofBurgundy.html and a mission to the area.

Flitcham with Appleton or Flitcham cum Appleton is an Eclesiastical parish created in the early 1700's from Flitcham Ancient Parish and Appleton Ancient parish.

The ruins of Appleton St Mary are within the parish.

Resources

Civil Registration

Birth, marriages and deaths were kept by the government, from July 1837 to the present day. The civil registration article tells more about these records. There are several Internet sites with name lists or indexes. A popular site is FreeBMD.

  • Freebridge Lynn 1837-1938
  • King's Lynn 1939-1974

Church records

Contributor: Include here information for parish registers, Bishop’s Transcripts, non conformist and other types of church records, such as parish chest records. Add the contact information for the office holding the original records. Add links to the Family History Library Catalog showing the film numbers in their collection

Norfolk Record Office reference PD 556/ 1-11

This parish does not appear on Record Search as no microfilm for the parish is held
A search of the Family History Library Catalogue indicates that the following Archdeacon's transcripts are on film but these have not yet been converted to digital images for publication

Content
Film
Baptisms 1600-1611, 1623-1636, 1668-1811 Marriages and burials 1600-1611, 1623-1636, 1668-1812
FHL BRITISH Film
1526742 Item 13



Census records

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Census records from 1841 to 1911 are available online. For access, see England Census Records and Indexes Online. Census records from 1841 to 1891 are also available on film through a Family History Center or at the Family History Library.


Poor Law Unions

Freebridge Lynn      http://www.workhouses.org.uk/index.html?FreebridgeLynn/FreebridgeLynn.shtml

Norfolk Poor Law Unions


Probate records

Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to Norfolk Probate Records to find the name of the court having primary jurisdiction. Scroll down in the article to the section Court Jurisdictions by Parish.

Maps and Gazetteers

Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.

Web sites

http://www.norwich.anglican.org/church?church=Flitcham Flitcham cum Appleton parish

http://www.flitcham.churchnorfolk.com/

http://www.norfolkchurches.co.uk/flitcham/flitcham.htm for photographs of the church

http://www.norfolkchurches.co.uk/appleton/appleton.htm for photos of the ruins of St Mary Appleton

Resources

  1. Lewis, Samuel A.,A Topographical Dictionary of England(1848), pp. 244-248.