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Dereham Common Golf Club, Norfolk. (1900s)

Founded 1902/6. A 9-hole course. The station at Dereham was 2 miles away.

In 1906 the secretary was H Vincent, Northall Grange, East Dereham, Norfolk. Visitors’ fees on introduction were, 1/- a day, 2/6d a week and 5/- a month.


Dereham Common Golf Club, East Dereham. Golf Course on 1907 Ordnance Survey Map.

Ordnance Survey Map © Crown Copyright {1907}


The map above is from 1907. According to a newspaper report in May 1910 the Dereham club played on a course at Scarning. Could the club have moved from the above location? 

Results from the second qualifying round for the President’s Prize in May1910; N Vincent, 80-10-70; C Pearce, 77-5-72; George Bagnall, 77-4-73; E Green, 84-10-74; D T Belding, 80-4-76; H Bradley, 84-8-76; C Clutten, 94-18-76; W E Wilson, 81-2-79.

Below is a mention of a course at East Dereham in 1909. 


Dereham Common Golf Club, East Dereham. Report on East Dereham in July 1910.

From the Eastern Daily Press Friday 8th July 1910. Image © THE BRITISH LIBRARY BOARD. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.


Dereham Common Golf Club, Norfolk. Location of the golf course.

This is the only positive location of a course in the Dereham area in the 1900s, we assume this is the Dereham Common club.