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Norfolk - Ashby near Yarmouth

Kelly's Directory for Cambridgeshire, Norfolk & Suffolk, 1883, p.229.

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ASHBY (near YARMOUTH) is a parish 2 miles from Potter Heigham station on the Eastern and Midlands railway, 10 miles north-west from Yarmouth, 15 north-east from Norwich, in the Northern division of the county, incorporated hundreds of East and West Flegg, and Great Yarmouth county court district. There was formerly a church, dedicated to St. Mary, which has long gone into decay. The living is consolidated with those of Thurne and Oby, joint yearly value £600, with residence at Oby, and 23 acres of glebe, in the gift of the Bishop of Norwich and held since 1871 by the Rev. William Cufaude Davie M.A. of St. John's College Cambridge. The town lands of 2A. 2R. produce £6 yearly for fuel. The land is occupied in one farm by Mr. John Wiseman, who is lord of the manor, and he and John Christmas are the owners. The soil is mixed; subsoil, clay. The chief crops are wheat, oats and barley. The area is 1,408 acres; rateable value £2,550, inclusive of Oby; and the population in 1881 was 107.—Letters through Yarmouth. Marham & Acle are the nearest money order & telegraph offices.

© Transcribed by E.C.Apling, March 2005; links updated December 2009.

1891 Census Names Index
Ashby St Mary Archeology and Ashby with Oby Archeology [Norfolk Heritage Explorer]
Ashby St. Mary postmill [Jonathan Neville]
Ashby Clippesby drainage windmill and Ashby-Oby drainage mill [Jonathan Neville]
Directory Information for Oby
Parish Information for Ashby [Geoff Lowe & Andrew Rivett]
Ashby St Mary Archeology and Ashby with Oby Archeology [Norfolk Heritage Explorer] href="http://www.genealogy.doun.org/transcriptions/documents.php?register_id=456&district_id=7">Parish Information for Oby [Geoff Lowe & Andrew Rivett]
More on Ashby-with-Oby [GENUKI-NFK]
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