St Peter & St Paul, Wendling
|Area||5.25 km2 (2.03 sq mi)|
|Population||313 (2011 census)|
|• Density||60/km2 (160/sq mi)|
|OS grid reference||TF931128|
|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
|Ambulance||East of England|
Wendling is a village and civil parish in the English county of Norfolk. It covers an area of 5.25 km2 (2.03 sq mi) and had a population of 323 in 140 households at the 2001 census, reducing to a population of 313 in 129 households at the 2011 Census. For the purposes of local government, it falls within the district of Breckland.
The villages name possibly means 'W(a)endel's people' or perhaps, 'Wennel's place'. The exact form of the personal name is not clear.
The pioneering photographer Robert Howlett, famous for his iconic portrait of the engineer Isambard Kingdom Brunel, is buried in the churchyard of St Peter and St Paul.
- ^ "Civil Parish population 2011". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 14 August 2016.
- ^ Census population and household counts for unparished urban areas and all parishes. Office for National Statistics & Norfolk County Council (2001). Retrieved 20 June 2009.
- ^ "Key to English Place-names".
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