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Norfolk: Ormesby St Margaret

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Ormesby St Margaret is about 6 miles N.N.W. of Great Yarmouth.
It is also called Great Ormesby, and includes the hamlet of Scratby.
See also Ormesby St Michael.


Churchyard of the Church of St Margaret
Transcriptions of gravestones.
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See also Norfolk Parish Links: Censuses

Church Directories

Church Records

Ormesby St Margaret Marriages 1601-1837
See Phillimore's Marriage Registers, Volume 7.
Parish Register Transcriptions
Baptisms, Marriages and Burials.
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Church Records

Civil Registration

For the civil registration of births, marriages and deaths between 1837 and 1923 (and for the censuses from 1851 to 1901), Ormesby St Margaret was in Flegg Registration District. Between 1837 and 1850, the district was called East and West Flegg.

See also Norfolk Parish Links: Civil Registration

Description and Travel

Ormesby Post Mill
Description and picture.
Ormesby Tower Mill
Description and picture.
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Emigration and Immigration

MacAllan, Barbara
Custom, Contrast or Compromise: the transfer of culture from old to New England in the seventeenth century: Ormesby, Norfolk to Hampton, New Hampshire.
[Norwich, University of East Anglia, Ph.D. Thesis, 2 vols, 1999]
Hampton History, Genealogy and Biography
New Hampshire

Historical Geography

Ormesby St Margaret is in East Flegg Hundred.
Parish outline and location.
See Parish Map for East Flegg and West Flegg Hundreds
Description of East Flegg and West Flegg Hundreds
1845: White's History, Gazetteer, and Directory of Norfolk

Land and Property

Great Britain: Statute
Great Ormesby, Little Ormesby and Scratby Inclosure Act, 1842.
An act for dividing, allotting, and inclosing lands in the parishes of Ormesby Saint Margaret, Ormesby Saint Michael, Ormesby Saint Peter, and Ormesby Saint Andrew, and Scratby otherwise Scroteby, in the county of Norfolk: 18th June 1842.
[London, George Edward Eyre and Andrew Spottiswoode, 1842]
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

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October 2004