Ormesby St Michael  Norfolk


In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Ormesby St Michael like this:

ORMSBY-ST. MICHAEL, or Little Ormsby, a parish in Flegg district, Norfolk; 1½ mile W by N of Ormsby St. Margaret village, and 5½ N N W of Yarmouth r.station. Post-town, Ormsby, under Great Yarmouth. Acres and real property returned with Ormsby, St. Margaret. Pop., 311. Houses, 68. ...

The property is divided among a few. Ormsby Broad is a lake of about 100 acres. The living is a vicarage, annexed to the vicarage of Ormsby, St. Margaret, in the diocese of Norwich. The church consists of nave and chancel with a tower; and contains monuments of the Upchers and the Mannings. There is a church and poors' estate, yielding £42 a year.

Ormesby St Michael through time

Ormesby St Michael is now part of Great Yarmouth district. Click here for graphs and data of how Great Yarmouth has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Ormesby St Michael itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Ormesby St Michael, in Great Yarmouth and Norfolk | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 17th January 2022

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