Place:


Postwick  Norfolk

 

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

POSTWICK, a village and a parish in Blofield district, Norfolk. The village stands on the Norwich and Yarmouth railway, near the river Yare, 2¾ miles W of Brundall r. station, and 4 E by S of Norwich; and has a post-office under Norwich. The parish comprises 1, 426acres, besides a marsh of 356 acres lying near Yarmouth. ...


Real property, £3, 699. Pop., 291. Houses, 58. The manor and most of the land belong to the Earl of Rosebery. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Norwich. Gross value, £561.* Patron, the Earl of Rosebery. The church is ancient, with a fine tower; and was re-stored in 1866. Charities, £16.

Postwick through time

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

How to reference this page:

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

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/5466

Date accessed: 28th September 2020


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