Place:North Lynn, Norfolk, England

NameNorth Lynn
TypeParish (ancient), Civil parish
Coordinates52.765°N 0.413°E
Located inNorfolk, England
See alsoFreebridge Marshland Hundred, Norfolk, Englandhundred in which it was located
Marshland Rural, Norfolk, Englandrural district in which it was located 1894-1935
King's Lynn, Norfolk, Englandmunicipal borough into which it was absorbed in 1935
King's Lynn and West Norfolk District, Norfolk, Englanddistrict municipality covering the area since 1974
source: Family History Library Catalog

North Lynn is now an urban residential area in the north or lower part of King's Lynn in the county of Norfolk, England. It was absorbed into King's Lynn Municipal Borough in 1935.

A Vision of Britain through Time provides the following description of North Lynn from John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales of 1870-72:

"LYNN (NORTH), a parish in [King's] Lynn [registration] district, Norfolk; on the river Ouse, opposite the lower part of [King's] Lynn. Post town: [King's] Lynn. Acres: 1,205; of which 435 are water. Population: 62. Houses: 14. The living is a rectory, annexed to the Vicarage of Lynn, in the diocese of Norwich. There is no church."

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