Place:Sandringham, Norfolk, England

Alt namesSantdesinchamsource: Domesday Book (1985) p 193
Coordinates52.833°N 0.517°E
Located inNorfolk, England
See alsoFreebridge Lynn Hundred, Norfolk, Englandhundred in which it was located
Freebridge Lynn Rural, Norfolk, Englandrural district in which it was located 1894-1974
King's Lynn and West Norfolk District, Norfolk, Englanddistrict municipality covering the area since 1974
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog

the text in this section is copied from an article in Wikipedia

Sandringham is a village and civil parish in the north of the English county of Norfolk. The village is situated 2 kilometres (1.2 mi) south of Dersingham, 12 km (7.5 mi) north of King's Lynn and 60 km (37 mi) north-west of Norwich.

The civil parish extends westwards from Sandringham village to the shore of The Wash some 6 km (3.7 mi) distant, and includes the villages of West Newton and Wolferton. It has an area of 41.91 km2 (16.18 sq mi) and had a population of 402 in 176 households in the 2001 UK census. The population had increased to 437 at the 2011 UK census. For the purposes of local government, the parish is in the district of King's Lynn and West Norfolk.

Sandringham is best known as the location of Sandringham House and its associated estate. This is a favoured holiday home of Queen Elizabeth II and several of her predecessors. Near to Sandringham house is the Royal Stud, a stud farm that houses many of the royal horses. The village was also the birthplace of Lady Diana Spencer.

Research Tips

  • GENUKI provides a list of references for Aslacton. 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:
This page uses content from the English Wikipedia. The original content was at Sandringham, Norfolk. The list of authors can be seen in the page history. As with WeRelate, the content of Wikipedia is available under the Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.