Place:Earsham, Norfolk, England

Alt namesErsamsource: Domesday Book (1985) p 188
Hersamsource: Domesday Book (1985) p 188
TypeParish (ancient), Civil parish
Coordinates52.45°N 1.423°E
Located inNorfolk, England
See alsoEarsham Hundred, Norfolk, Englandhundred in which it was located
Depwade Rural, Norfolk, Englandrural district in which it was located 1894-1974
South Norfolk District, Norfolk, Englanddistrict municipality covering the area since 1974
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog
the following text is based on an article in Wikipedia

Earsham is a small village in Norfolk, England. Its postal town is the nearby Bungay, Suffolk. It covers an area of 12.65 km2 (4.88 sq mi) and had a population of 907 in 357 households at the 2001 UK census; the population fell to 882 at the 2011 UK census.

Until 1885 part of the parish was in Suffolk, but in that year that part of the parish was transferred to the parish of Bungay St. Mary in Suffolk leaving Earsham to be strictly a parish in Norfolk.

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