|Type||Parish (ancient), Civil parish|
|Located in||Norfolk, England ( - 1935)|
|See also||Freebridge Lynn Hundred, Norfolk, England||hundred in which it was located|
|Freebridge Lynn Rural, Norfolk, England||rural district in which it was located 1894-1935|
|East Winch, Norfolk, England||parish into which it was absorbed in 1935|
|King's Lynn and West Norfolk District, Norfolk, England||district municipality covering the area since 1974|
- source: Family History Library Catalog
A Vision of Britain through Time provides the following description of West Bilney from John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales of 1870-72:
- "BILNEY (West), a parish in Freebridge-Lynn [registration] district, Norfolk; on the Lynn and Dereham railway, at Bilney station, 7 miles ESE of Kings-Lynn. Post Town: East Winch, under Lynn. Acres: 2,750. Real property: £2,439. Population: 253. Houses: 50. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Norwich. Value: £60. Patron: J. Dalton, Esq. The church is ancient. Charities, £.6 and a fuel allotment."
West Bilney ceased to be a civil parish in 1935 when it was absorbed into the neighbouring parish of East Winch.
There is no article in Wikipedia.
- GENUKI provides a list of references for West Bilney. 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
Categories: Norfolk, England | West Bilney, Norfolk, England | Freebridge Lynn Hundred, Norfolk, England | Freebridge Lynn Rural, Norfolk, England | East Winch, Norfolk, England | King's Lynn and West Norfolk District, Norfolk, England