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Longham is a village situated in the Brecklandmarker District of Norfolk and covers an area of 540 hectares (2.1 square miles) with a population of 219 in 100 households as of the 2001 census. Longham lies north west of Derehammarker and south of Fakenhammarker.

Longham is served by St.Andrew & St.Paul church in the Benefice of Gressenhall.

Robert Howlett

Isambard Kingdom Brunel photographed by Robert Howlett (1857)
The Victorian photographer Robert Howlett grew up in the parsonage at Longham from circa 1840 until 1852, the second of four sons of Reverend Robert Howlett and Harriet Harsant. He is renowned for his iconic photograph of Isambard Kingdom Brunel. Circa 1845, the parsonage in Longham had an electrical telegraph link to the local Manor House, this was only eight years after Samuel Morse filed his telegraphy patent in America.


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