Place:Beeston-St. Andrew, Norfolk, England

NameBeeston-St. Andrew
TypeHamlet, Civil parish
Coordinates52.6783°N 1.3372°E
Located inNorfolk, England
See alsoTaverham Hundred, Norfolk, Englandhundred in which it was located
St. Faiths Rural, Norfolk, Englandrural district in which it was located 1894-1935
St. Faiths and Aylsham Rural, Norfolk, Englandrural district in which it was located 1935-1974
Broadland District, Norfolk, Englanddistrict municipality covering the area since 1974
source: Family History Library Catalog

NOTE: Beeston-St. Andrew is one of four (!) places in Norfolk with "Beeston" in its name. Caution is called for in selecting the correct one.

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Beeston-St. Andrew is a civil parish in the Broadland District of Norfolk, England, north of Norwich. It contains Beeston Park and according to the 2001 UK census had a population of 39.

It is part of the ecclesiastical parish of Sprowston with Beeston St. Andrew.

A Vision of Britain through Time provides the following description of Beeston-St. Andrew from John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales of 1870-72:

"BEESTON-ST. ANDREW, a parish in St. Faith [registration] district, Norfolk; 4½ miles NNE of Norwich [railway] station. Post Town, Rackheath, under Norwich. Acres: 626. Real property: £1,201. Population: 37. Houses: 5. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Norwich. Value, £190. Patron, the Rev. H. Banfather. The church is in ruins."

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