Genuki Logo Towns and Parishes   Contents and Search   Nearby Places

Norfolk: Morton-on-the-Hill

For more information about this parish see Norfolk Parish Links.
Search for more references to this parish - See Contents & Search above.
Modern and Historical Maps of this Parish.

Morton on the Hill is about 8 miles N.W. of Norwich.
It is also known as Morton.
See also Morston.

Cemeteries

Mid-Norfolk Family History Society
Memorial Inscriptions of the Church and Churchyard of St Margaret, Morton-on-the-Hill.
[Dereham, Mid-Norfolk Family History Society, 2010]
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Cemeteries

Census

See also Norfolk Parish Links: Censuses

Church Directories

Church History

Wortley, John Dixon
The parishes and churches of Attlebridge and Morton-on-the-Hill.
[Norwich, Goose, 1925]
Church of St Margaret
Description and picture.
Church of St Margaret
Description and pictures.
Church of St Margaret
Services, etc.
Church of St Margaret
Pictures of the church.

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), Morton on the Hill was in St Faith's Registration District.

See also Norfolk Parish Links: Civil Registration

Description and Travel

See Norfolk Parish Links: Description and Travel

Directories

See also Norfolk Parish Links: Directories

Historical Geography

Morton on the Hill is in Eynsford hundred.

Land and Property

Scott, Mike; and Scott, Susy
History of Whitehorse Farmhouse, Morton-On-The-Hill.
[2012]
Inclosure
See Hockering
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Land and Property

Maps

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

Military Records

See Norfolk Parish Links: Military Records

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
18012225125
18111927121
18211628153
18312829169
184128--165
185127--145
Year   Inhabited
Houses
Families Population
186129--149
18712929135
18812828143
18912830117
19012727  99
1911--27103

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
"ST. FAITHS. The decrease of population in most of the parishes comprised in the District of St. Faiths is attributed to the migration of labourers and their families to the manufacturing districts."

Voting Registers

See Norfolk Parish Links: Voting Registers
These pages are for personal use only. They may not be copied, and the links within them may not be harvested for use on your own web pages. Please see the Copyright Notice.

Copyright © Pat Newby.
November 2014