- source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
- source: Family History Library Catalog
- the following text is based on an article in Wikipedia
Dersingham is a village and civil parish in the English county of Norfolk. It is situated some 12 kilometres (7.5 mi) north of the town of King's Lynn and 70 km (43 mi) north-west of the city of Norwich, opening onto The Wash.
The civil parish has an area of 14.5 km2 (5.6 sq mi) and in the 2001 UK census had a population of 4,502 in 2,110 households, the population increasing to 4,640 at the 2011 UK census. For the purposes of local government, the parish falls within the District of King's Lynn and West Norfolk.
Sandringham House, a favoured holiday home of Queen Elizabeth and several of her predecessors, lies just to the south of Dersingham in the parish of Sandringham.
- GENUKI provides a list of references for Dersingham. Some entries lead to free online transcriptions of registers and censuses.
- GENUKI also advises that the following lists for Norfolk are to be found in FamilySearch:
- England, Norfolk, Parish Registers (County Record Office), 1510-1997
- England, Norfolk Archdeacon's Transcripts, 1600-1812
- England, Norfolk Bishop's Transcripts, 1685-1941
- England, Norfolk Marriage Bonds, 1557-1915
- England, Norfolk Non-conformist Records, 1613-1901