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Norfolk: Little Melton

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Little Melton is about 5 miles S.W. of Norwich.
The name may also be found as Melton Parva.
See also Great Melton and Melton Constable.


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See also Norfolk Parish Links: Censuses

Church Directories

Church History

Church of St Mary and All Saints
Description and pictures.
Wall Paintings in the Church of All Saints:
The Annunciation
Warning Against Idle Gossip
Little Melton Mission Hall
Little Melton Mission Hall.
[Little Melton, The Mission, 1883]

Church Records

Norfolk and Norwich Genealogical Society
The Parish Registers of Norfolk: Little Melton, 1734-1837, transcribed and indexed.
[Norwich, Norfolk and Norwich Genealogical Society, The parish registers of Norfolk monograph series no.28, 1989]
Parish Register Transcripts
Baptisms 1813-1880
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 Melton was in Henstead Registration District.

See also Norfolk Parish Links: Civil Registration

Description and Travel

Little Melton Parish Council
Parish council, church, organisations, history, map, pictures, etc.
Little Melton History Group
Little Melton, the Story of a Norfolk Village.
[ISBN 0954557107, Little Melton Community Trust, 2003]
Little Melton Mill
Description, history and pictures.
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Description and Travel


See also Norfolk Parish Links: Directories

Historical Geography

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

Land and Property

Great Britain: Statute
Little Melton Inclosure Act, 1814.
An act for inclosing lands in the parish of Melton Parva, otherwise Little Melton, in the county of Norfolk.
[London, J. Dorington, independently printed edition, 1814]
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Land and Property


Modern and Historical Maps
Maps of the parish.

Military Records

See Norfolk Parish Links: Military Records

Poorhouses, Poor Law, etc

Voting Registers

See Norfolk Parish Links: Voting Registers
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May 2007