Place:Wormegay, Norfolk, England

TypeParish (ancient), Civil parish
Coordinates52.6713°N 0.4537°E
Located inNorfolk, England
See alsoClackclose Hundred, Norfolk, Englandhundred in which it was located
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Wormegay is a civil parish in the English county of Norfolk. The village is situated some 9 kilometres (5.6 mi) south of King's Lynn and 60 km (37 mi) west of Norwich.

It covers an area of 12.18 km2 (4.70 sq mi) and had a population of 339 in 141 households at the 2001 UK census, the population increasing to 359 at the 2011 UK census.

The place-name 'Wormegay' is first attested in the Domesday Book of 1086, and means 'the island of Wyrm's people'.

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