Village Mellery

General:
Formerly HEIS-Melenrieu-Emelenriu (1197) – Meleries (1274)-Mellingrou (1403)-Meliorreu (1492)-Mellery (1787)

Video presentation of the village Mellery:

History:
formerly known for its sand mining subsoil;
Few lines of communication, the first concrete roads in 1955, abrogation of the railway in 1984
Marked by the pollution caused by waste deposited in the old holes related to local industry.

Evolution of the Population:
In 1709, there were 157 inhabitants Mellery
In 1784, 358 people
In 1801, 257 inhabitants
In 1,846.532 inhabitants continued health and economic progress, population has more than doubled
In 1910, 610 people
In 1,920.552 inhabitants for 156 houses
Inhabitants in 1961.519
In 1976, 529 people
In 1994, 545 people
In 2002, 570 people
In 2003, 565 people
In 2004, 588 people
In 2005, 602 people
In 2006, 609 people
In 2007, 642 people
In 2008, 631 people
In 2009, 651 people
In 2010, 649 people
In 2011, 695 people
In 2012, 699 people

Places of Interest:
- Church of Mellery: Saint-Laurent,
- Farm Mellery (farm dovecote): one of the most beautiful of Brabant: it dates from the 12th century
- The small Sartage: 25ha
- Castle Mellery converted nursing home since 1996
- The old brewery
- The site Gentissart: old sandpit Gentissart become nature reserve

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