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Norfolk: Ormesby St Margaret

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Ormesby St Margaret is about 6 miles north north west 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.


Church Directories

Church Records

Ormesby St Margaret Marriages 1601-1837
See Phillimore's Marriage Registers, Volume 7.
Parish Register Transcriptions
Baptisms, Marriages and Burials.

Description and Travel

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

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.

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]


Parish outline and location.
See Parish Map for Flegg Registration District, 1836
Modern and Historical Maps
Maps of the parish and nearby places.

Poorhouses, Poor Law, etc

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October 2004