The Story of a Norfolk village

BookCoverLittle Melton is very fortunate to have a book, published in 2003, that records the history of the village up to 2000. The book took a lot of work to create and deserves to be read by the widest possible audience, so the Community Trust has started to publish chapters from the book on this website.  If you would like a printed copy of the book for £5 then please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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Place Names

Gibbs Close is named after Mr. Frank Marston Gibbs, who will, amongst other things, be remembered for his long presidency of Little Melton Social Club, which he formed on 1st October 1936.

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The important part Little Melton School plays in the life of our community today is very well recognised and appreciated, but what is not so well known is that it is following in a tradition that may well have started here nearly three hundred years ago, when the first teacher we know of was appointed for this village.

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Little Melton Parish Website