Place:Ingham, Norfolk, England

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NameIngham
Alt namesHinchamsource: Domesday Book (1985) p 191
TypeVillage
Coordinates52.769°N 1.559°E
Located inNorfolk, England
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Ingham is a small village and civil parish in the English county of Norfolk. It lies close to the village of Stalham, and is about 2 miles from Sea Palling on the North Sea coast.

The civil parish has an area of and in the 2001 census had a population of 376 in 153 households. For the purposes of local government, the parish falls within the district of North Norfolk.

Ingham is mentioned in the Domesday Book of 1086 were it has the name of Hincham. Possible etymologies are "homestead or village of [a man called] Inga" or "home of the Inguiones" (an ancient Germanic tribe). Oliver Ingham lived here and his son-in-law Miles Stapleton of Bedale, Yorkshire, inherited jure uxoris.

There are the remains of a priory and the Ingham Poor's Allotment.

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