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Norfolk: Great Melton

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Great Melton is about 7 miles S.W. of Norwich.
The name may also be found as Melton Magna or Melton St Mary and All Saints.
See also Little Melton and Melton Constable.


See Norfolk Parish Links: Cemeteries


See also Norfolk Parish Links: Censuses

Church Directories

Church History

Church of All Saints
Description and pictures.
Church of St Mary
Description and pictures of the ruins.

Church Records

Parish Registers
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), Great Melton was in Henstead 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

Great Melton is in Humbleyard Hundred.
Parish outline and location.
See Parish Map for Humbleyard Hundred
Description of Humbleyard Hundred
1845: White's History, Gazetteer, and Directory of Norfolk

Land and Property

Great Britain: Statute
Great Melton Inclosure Act, 1818.
An act for inclosing lands within the parish of Great Melton, otherwise Melton Saint Mary, and All Saints, in the county of Norfolk: 8th May 1818.
[London, George Eyre and Andrew Strahan, 1818]
[Wymondham, Mitchell, independently printed edition, 1818]
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

See Norfolk Parish Links: Voting Registers

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Copyright © Pat Newby.
May 2007