Descriptive gazetteer entries

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 w...

ith a tower; and contains monuments of the Upchers and the Mannings. There is a church and poors' estate, yielding £42 a year.

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Travel writing

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Place Mentioned in Travel Writing Mentioned in Hist. Gazetteer
Flegg 0 2
Filby 0 2
Hemsby 0 2
Ormesby St Margaret 1 3
Rollesby 0 2
Scratby 0 2
Thrigby 0 2
Martham 0 2
Burgh St Margaret 0 3
Mautby 0 2
East Somerton 0 2
Billockby 0 2
West Somerton 0 3
Caister Next Yarmouth 3 3
Winterton 20 3
Oby 0 2
Herringby 0 2
Runham 0 2
Clippesby 1 2
Ashby 0 3