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Dereham Manor House Golf Club, Norfolk. (1902 - 1922)

Founded in 1902.

A 9-hole course on sandy soil, with gorse being the principal hazard. The Great Eastern railway station was 1 ½ miles away. Local hotels were the King’s Arms and the King’s Head.

Result of a competition played in December 1903.


Dereham Manor House Golf Club, Norfolk. Competition result December 1903.

Eastern Daily Press Monday 28 December 1903. Image © THE BRITISH LIBRARY BOARD. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.


Club membership prior to WW1 was 72. Entry fees for gents in 1914 were £1/1/0 and ladies 10/6d. Subs for gents were £1/1/0 and ladies 10/6d. Visitors’ fees were 1/- a day, 4/- a week and 10/- a month, Ladies paid  half fees. Sunday play was not allowed.

  Secretary Professional
1906/22 Reginald J E Green, Moor Lodge, Dereham.  
1906/14   Chas Bowden

In 1922, probably the club’s final year, the membership was only 53.

Dereham Manor House Golf Club. Location of Manor House Farm.

The only location with a reference to Manor House in Dereham is shown above, again in the 1900s. Could this be the site of the course?