The name

MESSINGHAM

is of Angle origin from the Maessingus tribe meaning home of the Maessa and his people.

How the village's name has changed through the centuries:
1066MAESSINGAHAM
1086MESSINGEHAM
1116MASSINGEHAM
1289MESSINGHAM
1327MESSYNGHAM
1344MASSINGHAM
1526MESSYNGHAM
1877MESSINGHAM
The Messingham History Group © 2006 has produced a book entitled:
A BRIEF HISTORY OF MESSINGHAM
which includes chapters on the Church, Chapels, Mills, Education, and Messingham Feast together with many photographs and illustrations.
Copies of the book can be obtained from the Clerk to the Parish Council at a cost of 3.00 each
(plus P & P)
Postage charges available on request
Please email or telephone the Clerk for details
Orders by post please including a cheque made payable to: Messingham Parish Council
ALSO AVAILABLE
ACCOUNT OF MESSINGHAM 1824

by the Reverend John MacKinnon M.A.
Reproduced by the Messingham History Group © 2007
Copies of this book can also be obtained from the Clerk to the Parish Council at a cost of 2.00 each (plus P & P).

Please telephone or email the Clerk for more details.
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