Watlington  Norfolk


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

WATLINGTON, a parish, with a village, in Downham district, Norfolk; on the Lynn and Ely railway, 6 miles S by W of Lynn. It has a post-office under Downham, and a r. station. Acres, 1,709. Real property, £5,022. Pop., 588. Houses, 119. The property is divided among a few. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Norwich. Value, £492.* Patron, G. Barker, Esq. The church is good; and there are a Wesleyan chapel, and charities £18.

Watlington through time

Watlington 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 Watlington itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 21st May 2022

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