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Norfolk: Morley St Peter

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Morley St Peter is about 4 miles S.W. of Wymondham.
Morley St Botolph and Morley St Peter may together be referred to as Morley.
See also Morley St Botolph.


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
Services, etc.

Church Records

Parish Register Transcripts
Baptisms, Marriages and Burials.
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), Morley St Peter was in Forehoe Registration District.

See also Norfolk Parish Links: Civil Registration

Description and Travel

Morley Village: Morley St Botolph and Morley St Peter
News, organisations, pictures, etc.
Morley St Botolph and Morley St Peter Parish Council
Councillors, meetings, minutes, etc.
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Description and Travel


See also Norfolk Parish Links: Directories

Historical Geography

Morley St Peter is in Forehoe Hundred.
Parish outline and location.
See Parish Map for Forehoe Hundred
Description of Forehoe Hundred
1845: White's History, Gazetteer, and Directory of Norfolk

Land and Property

See Norfolk Parish Links: Land and Property


Modern and Historical Maps
Maps of the parish.

Military Records

Morley St Botolph and Morley St Peter 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.

1911 Census
Out of the population of 180, 20 were in a large establishment or institution. This may have been Morley Hall.

Voting Registers

See Norfolk Parish Links: Voting Registers

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March 2016