Elsing  Norfolk


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

ELSING, a parish in Mitford district, Norfolk; near the river Wensnm, 4½ miles NNE of Yaxham r. station, and 4¾ NE by E of East Dereham. Post town, Lyng, under Norwich. Acres, 1, 511. Real property, £2, 519. Pop., 392. Houses, 91. The property is divided among a few. Elsing Hall is the seat of Mrs. Frances Brown. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Norwich. Value, £299.* Patron, E.Browne, Esq. The church is ancient, has a fine canopied brass of 1347, and is good. There is a Primitive Methodist chapel. Charities, £28.

Elsing through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 09th May 2021

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