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Norfolk: Metton

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Metton is about 4 miles S.S.W. of Cromer.
See also Merton, Great Melton and Little Melton.


The Monumental Inscriptions in the Hundred of North Erpingham (Walter Rye).
The parishes covered include Metton.
See Trunch
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Cemeteries


See also Norfolk Parish Links: Censuses

Church Directories

Church History

Church of St Andrew
Description and pictures.
Church of St Andrew
Services, etc.
Cremer, Robert
The Church of St Margaret, Felbrigg, with notes on the Church of St Andrew, Metton.
[North Walsham, Rounce and Wortley, 1980s]

Church Records

Archdeacons' Transcripts
Baptisms 1725-1812, Marriages 1738-1803 and Burials 1731-1811.
[Parish Register Transcription Society, Dart Series, 2000?]
Archdeacons' Transcripts
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), Metton was in Erpingham Registration District.

See also Norfolk Parish Links: Civil Registration

Description and Travel

See Norfolk Parish Links: Description and Travel


See also Norfolk Parish Links: Directories

Historical Geography

Metton is in North Erpingham hundred.

Land and Property

See Aylmerton


Parish outline and location.
See Parish Map for Erpingham 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


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
18011717  77
18111818  91
18311818  81
184117--  71
185118--  77
Year   Inhabited
Families Population
186119--  78
18711718  86
18811920  98
18911818  94
1911--19  83

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