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Fordham, Norfolk

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Fordham, Norfolk

Fordham is a small village and civil parish in the English county of Norfolk between Hilgay and Denver near the town of Downham Market. The parish falls in the district of King's Lynn and West Norfolk It covers an area of 8.94 km and had a population of 71 in 29 households as of the 2001 census. For the purposes of local government, it falls within the district of King's Lynn and West Norfolk. Fordham lies on the River Wissey. It is also near the ten mile (16 km) bank.
DistrictKing's Lynn and West Norfolk
Administrative CountyNorfolk
Traditional CountyNorfolk
OS GridTL6199
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityNorfolk
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorfolk
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorfolk
Ambulance AuthorityEast of England

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

Fordeham ~ Forham ~ Phordham ~ Phorham

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

Fordham, par., W. Norfolk, on river Wissey, 2½ miles S. of Downham Market, 2204 ac., pop. 180.

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