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Norfolk: Merton

For more information about this parish see Norfolk Parish Links.
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Modern and Historical Maps of this Parish.

Merton is about 9 miles N.N.E. of Thetford.
See also Metton. and Morton on the Hill.

Cemeteries

See Norfolk Parish Links: Cemeteries

Census

See also Norfolk Parish Links: Censuses

Church Directories

Church History

Church of St Peter
Description and pictures.
Church of St Peter
Pictures of the church.
Church of St Peter
Services, etc.
Crabbe, George
Merton Church and Hall.
[Norwich, Norfolk and Norwich Archaeological Society, in "Norfolk Archaeology", vol.6, 1864]

Church Records

Marriages
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), Merton was in Wayland Registration District.

See also Norfolk Parish Links: Civil Registration

Description and Travel

Old Merton
Description, history, church, buildings, pictures, etc.
Merton Post Mill
Description.
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Description and Travel

Directories

See also Norfolk Parish Links: Directories

Historical Geography

Merton is in Wayland hundred.

Land and Property

Merton Hall
Description and pictures.
Crabbe, George
Merton Church and Hall.
[Norwich, Norfolk and Norwich Archaeological Society, in "Norfolk Archaeology", vol.6, 1864]

Maps

Parish outline and location.
See Parish Map for Wayland Registration District, 1836
Modern and Historical Maps
Maps of the parish and nearby places.
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Maps

Military Records

Roll of Honour
World Wars 1 and 2.

Poorhouses, Poor Law, etc

Population

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
Houses
Families Population
18011725134
18111726147
18212929162
18313031126
184132--164
185131--188
Year   Inhabited
Houses
Families Population
186135--194
18713539179
18813838170
18914141180
19014141161
1911--39133

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.

Voting Registers

See Norfolk Parish Links: Voting Registers
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November 2009