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Norfolk - Anmer

Kelly's Directory for Cambridgeshire, Norfolk & Suffolk, 1883, p. 228.

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ANMER is a parish anv village 4½ miles east from Dersingham station on the Lynn and Hunstanton railway, and 11 north-east from Lynn, in the Western division of the county, Freebridge Lynn hundred, Docking union, county court district of Lynn, rural deanery of Lynn and archdeaconry and diocese of Norwich. Anmer Hall, the seat of Henry James Coldham esq. J.P., M.A. Trinity College, Cambridge, is an old mansion, situated in a park of some 300 acres in extent. The church of St. Mary, which stands in the park, is an ancient building of flint and stone in the Perpendicular style. consisting of chancel, nave, south chapel and porch and square western tower, the whole of which has been restored under the direction of W. O. Milne esq architect, of London. The register dates from the year 1674. The living is a rectory, yearly value tithe rent charge £200, with 70 acres of glebe, in the gift of Henry James Coldham esq. and held since 1878 by the Rev. Richard Palgrave Manclarke M.A. of Wadham College, Oxford, who lives at Snettisham. Henry James Coldham esq. J.P. is lord of the manor and sole landowner. The soil is light; subsoil, chalk. The crops are on the four-course system. The area is 1,420 acres; rateable value £1,533; the population in 1871 was 158, and in 1881, 167.



Letters through Lynn, viā Flitcham, The nearest money order & telegraph office is at Hillington PILLAR BOX cleared at 5.30 p.m.; no collection on sundays

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1891 Census Names Index
White's 1845, 1864 and 1883 [GENUKI-NFK]
Archeology of Anmer [Norfolk Heritage Explorer]
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