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Norfolk - Aslacton

Francis White's History, Gazetteer, and Directory, of Norfolk 1854, pp. 350-351

[Complete entry. Transcription Copyright © the late A.J. Carter, September 2002].

ASLACTON, a parish 4½ miles S. by W. of Long Stratton, and 13 miles S.S.W. of Norwich, contains 82 houses, 412 souls, and 1,157a. 1r. 24p. of land, the property of several owners ; but S. H. L N. Gilman, Esq., is lord of the manor, impropriator, and patron of the church ; a perpetual curacy, valued in 1831 at £58, in the incumbency of the Rev. Chas. Carver, of Horning. The Church, dedicated to St. Michael, has a round tower and five bells. The Grange is tithe-free, and the tithes of the parish have been commuted for £340. The poor have 20s. a year left by Lawrence Le Neve, out of land, the property of S. H. L. N. Gilman, Esq. The Fuel allotment, 17a. 3r. 36p. awarded at the enclosure in 1816, is let for £20 a year. The Wesleyans have a chapel here, and a national school was erected in 1850, at a cost of £216, raised by subscriptions, of which £134 was given by an unknown donor ; about 30 children attend.

Transcription Copyright © the late A.J. Carter, September 2002; links updated May 2010.

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