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Wormegay, Norfolk

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Wormegay, Norfolk

Wormegay is a civil parish in the English county of Norfolk. The village is situated some 9 kilometres south of King's Lynn and 60 km west of Norwich. It covers an area of 12.18 km and had a population of 339 in 141 households as of the 2001 census. For the purposes of local government, it falls within the district of King's Lynn and West Norfolk. The place-name 'Wormegay' is first attested in the Domesday Book of 1086, and means 'the island of Wyrm's people'.
DistrictKing's Lynn and West Norfolk
Post townKING'S LYNN
Administrative CountyNorfolk
Traditional CountyNorfolk
OS GridTF6611
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEastern
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityNorfolk
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorfolk
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorfolk
Ambulance AuthorityEast of England
Population339
 

Other names by which Wormegay, Norfolk has been known in the past

Wrongey ~ Wermegai

Wormegay, Norfolk in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Wormegay, par., Norfolk, 6 miles SE. of Kings Lynn, 2788 ac., pop. 472.

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