Marshland St James

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Marshland St James
Former church in Marshland St James - - 946386.jpg
Former church in Marshland St James
Marshland St James is located in Norfolk
Marshland St James
Marshland St James
Location within Norfolk
Area25.69 km2 (9.92 sq mi)
Population1,209 (2011)
• Density47/km2 (120/sq mi)
OS grid referenceTF516089
Civil parish
  • Marshland St James
Shire county
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townWISBECH
Postcode districtPE14
AmbulanceEast of England
List of places
52°39′25″N 0°14′26″E / 52.656915°N 0.240498°E / 52.656915; 0.240498Coordinates: 52°39′25″N 0°14′26″E / 52.656915°N 0.240498°E / 52.656915; 0.240498

Marshland St James is a civil parish in the English county of Norfolk. It covers an area of 25.69 km2 (9.92 sq mi) and had a population of 1,137 in 456 households at the 2001 census,[1] increasing to 1,209 at the 2011 Census.[2] For the purposes of local government, it falls within the district of King's Lynn and West Norfolk.


[3] Marshland St James had multiple churches which are Anglican and Methodist. The parish church is St James in the deanery of Lynn Marshland, in the archdeaconry of Wisbech. The original Church of England church was St Jame. It was founded in 1837 and closed in 2002. The church did not have a graveyard. The church does not have a graveyard.

Marshland Fen Methodist Church was founded before 1907. The Primitive Methodist church was an early 19th century (1807) secession from the Wesleyan Methodist church and was particularly successful in evangelising agricultural and industrial communities at open meetings. In 1932 the Primitive Methodists joined with the Wesleyan Methodists and the United Methodists to form the Methodist Church of Great Britain.

Historical geography

Marshland St James is about 11 miles S.W. of King's Lynn. It was created as an ecclesiastical parish in 1922, and as a civil parish in 1935, from parts of Clenchwarton, Emneth, Terrington St Clement, Terrington St John, Tilney All Saints, Tilney St Lawrence, Tilney cum Islington, Walpole St Andrew, Walpole St Peter, and West Walton. [from Kelly's Directory of Norfolk 1937]

Marshland St James is in Freebridge Marshland hundred.


  1. ^ Census population and household counts for unparished urban areas and all parishes. Office for National Statistics & Norfolk County Council (2001). Retrieved 20 June 2009.
  2. ^ "Parish population 2011". Retrieved 28 August 2015.
  3. ^ "Genuki: Marshland St James, Norfolk".

External links[edit]

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