|Name||Morley St. Botolph|
|Alt names||Morlea||source: Domesday Book (1985) p 192|
|Morley St Botolph||source: Domesday Book (1985) p 192; Gazetteer of Great Britain (1999) p 507|
|Morley Saint Botolph||source: long form|
|Morley-St. Botolph||source: Family History Library Catalog|
|Type||Parish (ancient), Civil parish|
|Located in||Norfolk, England|
|See also||Forehoe Hundred, Norfolk, England||hundred in which it was located|
|Forehoe Rural, Norfolk, England||rural district in which it was located 1894-1935|
|Morley, Norfolk, England||civil parish into which it was absorbed in 1935|
|South Norfolk District, Norfolk, England||district municipality covering the area since 1974|
- source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
- source: Family History Library Catalog
- the following text is based on an article in Wikipedia
Morley St. Botolph is a small village in the English county of Norfolk. It is situated 4 km south-west of the town of Wymondham and 23 km southwest of the city of Norwich.
Morley St. Botolph has a sister village, Morley St. Peter, although the two are often simply referred to as "Morley". The names Morley St. Botolph and Morley St. Peter are first attested on the Ordnance Survey map of 1838.
Morley St. Botolph played a small part in the early stages of Kett's rebellion of 1549, when the townspeople of Wymondham attacked and broke down enclosures in the village.
A Vision of Britain through Time states that Morley St. Botolph and Morley St. Peter combined to form the civil parish of Morley in 1935.
- GENUKI provides a list of references for Morley St. Botolph. Some entries lead to free online transcriptions of registers and censuses.
- GENUKI also advises that the following lists for Norfolk are to be found in FamilySearch:
- England, Norfolk, Parish Registers (County Record Office), 1510-1997
- England, Norfolk Archdeacon's Transcripts, 1600-1812
- England, Norfolk Bishop's Transcripts, 1685-1941
- England, Norfolk Marriage Bonds, 1557-1915
- England, Norfolk Non-conformist Records, 1613-1901
Categories: Norfolk, England | Morley St. Botolph, Norfolk, England | Forehoe Hundred, Norfolk, England | Forehoe Rural, Norfolk, England | Morley, Norfolk, England | South Norfolk District, Norfolk, England