Worthing Norfolk Family History Guide

Worthing is an Ancient Parish in the county of Norfolk. 

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1655
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1600

Nonconformists include:

Adjacent Parishes

  • Swanton Morley
  • North Elmham
  • Hoe
  • Beetley
  • Billingford

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

WORTHING, a parish in Mitford district, Norfolk; 1½ mile S of Elmham r. station. Post town, Elmham, under Thetford. Acres, 690. Real property, £1,036. Pop., 170. Houses, 34. The manor belongs to the Rev. H. Lombe. The living is a rectory, annexed to Swanton-Morley. The church is good.

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


County: Norfolk
Civil Registration District: Mitford
Probate Court: Court of the Archdeaconry of Norwich
Diocese: Norwich
Rural Deanery: Brisley
Poor Law Union: Mitford and Launditch
Hundred: Launditch
Province: Canterbury