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Norfolk: Little Ellingham

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Little Ellingham is about 7 miles W. of Wymondham.
See also Great Ellingham and Ellingham


See Norfolk Parish Links: Cemeteries


See also Norfolk Parish Links: Censuses

Church Directories

Church History

Church of St Peter
Description and pictures.
Church of St Peter
This is a link to an archived copy.
Church of St Peter
Description and pictures.
Church of St Peter
Services, etc.
Church of All Saints
Picture of the church.

Church Records

Minns, George
The Parish Registers of Great and Little Ellingham.
These are not included in Boyd's Marriage Index or Phillimore's Marriage Registers.
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Church Records

Civil Registration

For the civil registration of births, marriages and deaths between 1837 and 1930 (and for the censuses from 1851 to 1901), Little Ellingham was in Wayland Registration District.

See also Norfolk Parish Links: Civil Registration

Description and Travel

Little Ellingham Village Pages
Description, pictures, maps, etc.
This is a link to an archived copy.
Little Ellingham Parish Council
News, meetings, minutes, councillors, etc.
Little Ellingham Post Mill
Little Ellingham Steam Mill
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Description and Travel


See also Norfolk Parish Links: Directories

Historical Geography

Little Ellingham is in Wayland Hundred.
Parish outline and location.
See Parish Map for Wayland Hundred
Description of Wayland Hundred
1845: White's History, Gazetteer, and Directory of Norfolk


Tingey, John Cottingham
The Manorial History of Little Ellingham.
[Norwich, Norfolk and Norwich Archaeological Society, in "Norfolk Archaeology", vol.21, 1923]

Land and Property

Great Britain: Statute
Little Ellingham Inclosure Act, 1766.
An act for dividing and inclosing the commons and waste grounds in the manor and parish of Little Ellingham, in the county of Norfolk.
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Land and Property


Modern and Historical Maps
Maps of the parish.

Military Records

Roll of Honour
World Wars 1 and 2.
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Military Records

Poorhouses, Poor Law, etc


These figures are from the population tables which were produced after the 10-yearly national censuses. The "Families" heading includes families and single occupiers.

Year   Inhabited
Families Population
Year   Inhabited
Families Population

There may be more people living in detached parts of the parish (if there were any) and, if so, the number may or may not be included in the figures above. It is quite difficult to be sure from the population tables.

1861 Census
"WAYLAND. The general decrease of population in the Attleborough Subdistrict is mainly attributed to emigration."
1861 Census
"The increase of population in the parish of Little Ellingham is attributed to the erection of a steam corn and seed mill."
1901 Census
"Including Anchor Corner."

Voting Registers

See Norfolk Parish Links: Voting Registers

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July 2014