Longham  Norfolk


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

LONGHAM, a parish, with a village, in Mitford district, Norfolk; 2 miles N of Wendling r. station, and 4 NW of East Dereham. Post town, Dereham. Acres, 1,304. Real property, £1,854. Pop., 320. Houses, 77. The manor and most of the land belong to the Earl of Leicester. The living is a vicarage, united with the vicarage of Wendling, in the diocese of Norwich. Value, £100.* Patron, the Lord Chancellor. The church is later English; and consists of nave, chancel, and S porch, with a tower. There are a Wesleyan chapel and a national school.

Longham through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 04th December 2021

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