Wicklewood Norfolk Family History Guide

Wicklewood is an Ancient Parish in the county of Norfolk. 

Alternative names: Wicklewood All Saints, Wicklewood St Andrew

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1561
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1691

Nonconformists include: Independent/Congregational

Adjacent Parishes

  • Morley St Botolph
  • Deopham
  • Hackford
  • Wymondham
  • Morley St Peter
  • Kimberley
  • Crownthorpe

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

WICKLEWOOD, a parish, with a village, in Forehoe district, Norfolk; 2¾ miles WNW of Wymondham r. station. Post town, Wymondham. Acres, 1,564. Real property, £3,978. Pop. in 1861, 806; of whom 141 were in Forehoe workhouse. Houses, 146. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Norwich. Value, £356. Patrons, A.H. Percy, Esq., and the Rev. M. B. Darby. The church was restored in 1868. There are two Methodist chapels, a national school, and a poors' allotment of 12 acres.

Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].

Administration

County: Norfolk
Civil Registration District: Forehoe
Probate Court: Court of the Archdeaconry of Norfolk
Diocese: Norwich
Rural Deanery: Hingham
Poor Law Union: Forehoe
Hundred: Forehoe
Province: Canterbury