Place:New Buckenham, Norfolk, England

NameNew Buckenham
Alt namesBuchamsource: Domesday Book (1985) p 187
Buchehamsource: Domesday Book (1985) p 187
TypeParish (ancient), Civil parish
Coordinates52.467°N 1.067°E
Located inNorfolk, England
See alsoShropham Hundred, Norfolk, Englandhundred in which it was located
Guiltcross Rural, Norfolk, Englandrural district in which it was located 1894-1902
Wayland Rural, Norfolk, Englandrural district in which it was located 1902-1974
Breckland 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

New Buckenham is a civil parish in the English county of Norfolk. It covers an area of 1.73 km2 (0.67 sq mi) and had a population of 468 in 197 households at the 2001 UK census. For the purposes of local government, it falls within the District of Breckland.

The village lies between the towns of Diss and Attleborough, and centred on an ancient green with a whipping post. The village is close to Old Buckenham.

In the days prior to civil registration (1837), New Buckenham was considered to be an ancient borough.

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