"AYLMERTON, 3 miles S.W. of Cromer, has in its parish 289 souls, and 1679 acres, including a high ridge of open heath, on which are the ruins of a beacon. W. H. Windham, Esq., owns the greater part of the soil and is lord of the manor, and patron of the Church (St. John the Baptist,) which has a round embattled tower. The rectory, valued in the King's Book at £6. 11s., and in 1831, at £370, with that of Runton annexed to it, is enjoyed by the Rev. Robt. C. Windham, A.B., who has here 41A. 2R. 5P. of glebe, and a yearly rent of £228, awarded in 1842, in lieu of tithes." [William White, History, Gazetteer, and Directory of Norfolk (1845) - Transcription copyright © Pat Newby]
- In 1883 the parish was in the Deanery of Repps, in the archdeaconry of Norfolk.
It could have been in a different deanery or archdeaconry both before and after this date.
- The parish church is dedicated to St John the Baptist.
- Church of St John
- Archdeacons' Transcripts
- Baptisms 1725-1812, Marriages 1725-1811 and Burials 1725-1811.
[Parish Register Transcription Society, Dart Series, 2000?]
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Church Records
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Aylmerton is in North Erpingham Hundred.
- Parish outline and location.
- See Parish Map for North Erpingham Hundred
- Description of North Erpingham Hundred
- 1845: White's History, Gazetteer, and Directory of Norfolk
You can see the administrative areas in which Aylmerton has been placed at times in the past. Select one to see a link to a map of that particular area.
- Great Britain. Inclosure Commissioners
- Statement of claims (59): Felbrigg, Aylmerton, Metton, Sustead, and Gresham.
Drawn up in pursuance of the Act of Inclosure, 1825.
- Great Britain: Statute
- Felbrigg and other parishes inclosure act, 1825.
An act for inclosing lands in the parishes of Felbrigg, Aylmerton, Metton, Sustead, and Gresham, in the county of Norfolk: 22nd June 1825.
[London, George Eyre and Andrew Strahan, 1825]
[London, Dorington and Son, 1825]
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