Place:Ormesby St. Michael, Norfolk, England

NameOrmesby St. Michael
Alt namesOrbesleisource: Domesday Book (1985) p 192
Ormesbeisource: Domesday Book (1985) p 192
Ormesbeysource: Domesday Book (1985) p 192
Ormesbysource: Domesday Book (1985) p 192
Ormesby St Michaelsource: Domesday Book (1985) p 192; Gazetteer of Great Britain (1999) p 550
Osmesbeisource: Domesday Book (1985) p 192
Ormesby Saint Michaelsource: long form
Ormsby-St. Michaelsource: FamilySearch Catalog
Ormesby St Michaelsource: Wikipedia
Little Ormesbysource: FamilySearch Catalog
TypeVillage, Civil parish
Coordinates52.6747°N 1.6675°E
Located inNorfolk, England
See alsoEast Flegg Hundred, Norfolk, Englandhundred in which it was located
East and West Flegg Rural, Norfolk, Englandrural district in which it was located 1894-1935
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog

NOTE: Ormesby St. Michael should not be mistaken for the village of Ormesby St. Margaret, which lies some 3 km (1.9 mi) to the east in the parish of Ormesby St. Margaret with Scratby.

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Ormesby St. Michael is a small village and civil parish in the English county of Norfolk. It is situated some 12 km (7.5 mi) north-west of the town of Great Yarmouth and 25 km (16 mi) east of the city of Norwich. Nearby are Ormesby Broad and Ormesby Little Broad, both part of the Trinity Broads within The Broads.

The civil parish has an area of 4.21 km2 (1.63 sq mi) and in the 2001 UK census had a population of 297 in 128 households, increasing to 302 at the 2011 UK census. For the purposes of local government, the parish falls within the District of Great Yarmouth.

Ormesby Manor is a Grade II listed 19th manor house with an Italianate tower.

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