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"METTON, 3½ miles S. of Cromer, has in its parish only 71 souls, and 660 acres of land, belonging to W.H. Windham, Esq., the lord of the manor and patron of the Church (St. Andrew,) which is a discharged rectory, valued in the King's Book at £7, and consolidated with Felbrigg." [William White, History, Gazetteer, and Directory of Norfolk (1845) - Transcription copyright © Pat Newby]

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Cemeteries

The Monumental Inscriptions in the Hundred of North Erpingham (Walter Rye).
The parishes covered include Metton.
See Trunch

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Church Directories

  • In 1883 the parish was in the Deanery of Repps, in the archdeaconry of Norfolk.
  • The parish church is dedicated to St Andrew.
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Church History

Church of St Andrew
Description and pictures.
Church of St Andrew
Services, etc.
Cremer, Robert
The Church of St Margaret, Felbrigg, with notes on the Church of St Andrew, Metton.
[North Walsham, Rounce and Wortley, 1980s]
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Church Records

Archdeacons' Transcripts
Baptisms 1725-1812, Marriages 1738-1803 and Burials 1731-1811.
[Parish Register Transcription Society, Dart Series, 2000?]
Archdeacons' Transcripts
Marriages.
Marriages
These are not included in Boyd's Marriage Index or Phillimore's Marriage Registers.

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Civil Registration

For the civil registration of births, marriages and deaths between 1837 and 1930 (and for the censuses from 1851 to 1901), Metton was in Erpingham Registration District.

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Gazetteers

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Historical Geography

Metton is in North Erpingham hundred.

You can see the administrative areas in which Metton has been placed at times in the past. Select one to see a link to a map of that particular area.

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Land & Property

Inclosure
See Aylmerton
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Maps

 
and nearby places.

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You can see maps centred on OS grid reference TG200374 (Lat/Lon: 52.889072, 1.26806), Metton which are provided by:

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Military Records

Roll of Honour
World Wars 1 and 2.
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Poor Houses, Poor Law

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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
FamiliesPopulation
18011717  77
18111818  91
18211919101
18311818  81
184117--  71
185118--  77
Year  Inhabited
Houses
FamiliesPopulation
186119--  78
18711718  86
18811920  98
18911818  94
19011818106
1911--19  83

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.