Ketteringham, a village and a parish in Norfolk. The village stands 1¼ mile SSW of Hethersett station on the G.E.R., and 6 miles SW of Norwich, and has a post office under Wymondham; money order and telegraph office, Hethersett. The parish comprises 1609 acres; population, 208. The manor belonged at the Conquest to Robert de Vaux, passed to the Greys, the Hevinghams, and the Atkynses, and belongs now to the Boileau family. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Norwich; net yearly value,, £144. The church is a building of flint and stone in the Perpendicular style. It contains several interesting ancient tombs and monuments. Ketteringham Hall, the property of the Boileau family, is a fine castellated mansion standing in a well-timbered park of 500 acres.
The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.
|Ecclesiastical parish||Ketteringham St. Peter|
|Poor Law union||Henstead|
Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.
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Findmypast, in conjunction with Norfolk Record Office have the following parish records online for Ketteringham:
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Directories & Gazetteers
We have transcribed the entry for Ketteringham from the following:
- Samuel Lewis' A Topographical Dictionary of England, 1848 (Ketteringham (St. Peter))
Online maps of Ketteringham are available from a number of sites:
- Bing (Current Ordnance Survey maps).
- Google Streetview.
- National Library of Scotland. (Old maps)
- old-maps.co.uk (Old Ordnance Survey maps to buy).
- Streetmap.co.uk (Current Ordnance Survey maps).
- A Vision of Britain through Time. (Old maps)
Newspapers and Periodicals
The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following Norfolk newspapers online:
- Norwich Mercury
- Norfolk Chronicle
- Diss Express
- Thetford & Watton Times and People's Weekly Journal
- Norfolk News
The Visitations of Norfolk 1563, 1589, and 1613 is available on the Heraldry page.