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Norfolk - Barmer

Kelly's Directory for Cambridgeshire, Norfolk & Suffolk, 1883, p. 238.

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BARMER ia a parish, 8 miles north-west-by-west from Fakenham, 3 south-east from Docking railway station, in the Western division of the county, Gallow hundred. Docking union, Little Walsingham county court district, rural deanery of Burnham, archdeaconry of Norfolk and diocese of Norwich. The church of All Saints is a smalll building, consisting of nave and round tower; service is held occasionally. The register dates from the year 1734. The living is a perpetual curacy, yearly value £180, in the gift of the Rev. Edward Kerslake Kerslake, and held since 1877 by the Rev. Arthur Baynes Merriman Lee M.A. of St. Johnm's College, Cambridge, who resides at Yarmouth. The inhabitants attend Syderstone church, and subscribe to the schools there. The Rev. Edward Kerslake Kerslake, of Burnham Deepdale is lord of the manor and chief landowner. The soil is light; subsoil, gravel and chalk. The chief crops are wheat, barley, oats and roots. The area is 890 acres; rateable value, 1,173 6s.; the population in 1881 was 52.——Letters, through Lynn. Docking is the nearest money order & telegraph office

Transcription © Copyright E C ("Paddy") Apling, February, 2009; links updated November 2010.

1891 Census Names Index
White's 1845 and 1883 [GENUKI-NFK]
Bagthorpe with Barmer Archeology [Norfolk Heritage Explorer]
More on Barmer [GENUKI-NFK]
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