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Norfolk - Bawsey

Kelly's Directory for Cambridgeshire, Norfolk & Suffolk, 1883, p. 242.

[Complete entry. Transcription Copyright © E.C."Paddy" Apling]

BAWSEY is a parish 2 miles east-by-north from Lynn in the Western division of the county, hundred and union of Freebridge Lynn, county court district of Lynn, rural deanery of Lynn, Norfolk archdeaconry and diocese of Norwich. The church has long been in ruins. The register commences in 1540, and is continued down to 1773, when it ceases. The living is a sinecure rectory, yearly value 90, in the gift of Anthony Hamond esq. and held since 1853 by the Rev. Edward Manners Dillman Pyne B.A. of Emmanuel College, Cambridge. Anthony Hamond esq. is lord of the manor and chief landowner. The soil is clay and sand; subsoil, clay. The chief crops are wheat, oats, barley and turnips. The area is 666 acres, and only 6 houses; rateable value, 737; the population in 1881 was 70.—Letters through Lynn, which is the nearest money order & telegraph office.

Transcription © Copyright E.C.("Paddy") Apling, August 2007; links updated February 2010.

1891 Census Names Index
White's 1845, and 1883 [both GENUKI-NFK]
Index of Marriages (1668-1771) [Alan Gresley]
Inn in Bawsey [Norfolk Pubs Index]
Bawsey archeology [Norfolk Heritage Explorer]
More on Bawsey [GENUKI-NFK]
Return to villages index
Paddy's home page