Place:Burlingham-St. Peter, Norfolk, England

NameBurlingham-St. Peter
TypeParish (ancient)
Coordinates52.6359°N 1.5012°E
Located inNorfolk, England     ( - 1935)
See alsoBlofield Hundred, Norfolk, Englandhundred in which it was located
Blofield Rural, Norfolk, Englandrural district in which it was located 1894-1935
Lingwood and Burlingham, Norfolk, Englandparish into which it was absorbed in 1935
source: Family History Library Catalog

In 1935 Burlingham-St. Peter, together with the other two "church" parishes that covered the town of Burlingham, was abolished and the land absorbed into the new civil parish of Lingwood and Burlingham.

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

"BURLINGHAM-ST. PETER, a parish in Blofield [registration] district, Norfolk; 3¼ miles W by S of Acle, and 2 ENE of Brundall [railway] station. Post Town, Burlingham, under Norwich. Acres: 405. Real property: £1,081. Population: 80. Houses: 18. The property is all in one estate. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Norwich. Value, £145. Patron, H. N. Burroughes, Esq. The church has a figured stone pulpit; and is good. Talbot, the antiquary, was rector."

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