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Norfolk - Bayfield

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

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BAYFIELD is a parish about 2 miles north-west from Holt station and 3 south from Blakeney harbour, in the Northern division of the county, Holt hundred and county court district, , Erpingham union and rural deanery of Holt and archdeaconry and diocese of Norwich situated on the river Glaven. There is no church; the ivy-covered ruins of the church, which was dedicated to St. Margaret, adjoin the Hall: Letheringsett is the nearest place for Divine worship. The living is a rectory, in the gift of Sir Alfred Jodrill bart. and held since 1862 by the Rev. Bernard Moore, who is non-resident. The tithes are ommuted for an annual rent-charge of 168 6s. The spiritual duties are performed by the Rev. Everett Bishop B.A. who resides at Wiveton, and was appointed curate in April, 1875. Bayfield Hall, the seat of Sir Alfred Jodrell bart. is a plain brick mansion, pleasantly situated and commands extensive views of the country and also of the river Glaven, which is here widened and forms a large piece of water, Sir Alfred Jodrell bart. is lord of the manor and owns nearly the whole parish. The soil is light; subsoil, garvel. This parish, which is pleasantly situated in the deep and well-wooded vale of the Glaven, comprises 799 acres, chiefly rable: the surface is undulating an the views from the high grounds are very fine. The parish is united with Glandford for the support of the poor; rateable value, with Glandford, 1,573; in 1881 the population was 37. ——Letters through Dereham. Cley is th neartest money order & telegraph office.

Transcription Copyright © E.C. ("Paddy") Apling, January 2011.

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