BURNHAM SUTTON and ULPH is a parish, and consists of a small village, lying a little to the south of the east end of Burnham Market. Burnham Sutton is in the Western division of the county, Brothercross hundred, Docking union, Little Walsingham county court district, Burnham rural deanery, Norfolk archdeaconry and Norwich diocese. The church has long been in ruins, and is covered with ivy, but the parishioners are entitled to seats in the church of Burnham Ukph, of which the rector of Burnham Sutton is joint rector. Ulph church (All Saints) is an ancient structure in the Perpendicular style, consisting of chancel (restored in 1879), nave and south porch, and has a bell turret at the west end containing 1 bell. The register dates from the year 1653. The living is a rectory, united with the medieties of Ulph and Norton and also with the vicarage of Burnham Overy; tithes of Sutton and Ulph commuted at £418 5s., glebe, 14 acres; the rectory (a house formerly belonging to Lord Leicester, and known as the "Nunnery") is situated at the east of Burnham: the living is in the gift of the Lord Chancellor and held by the Rev. Samuel Edward Blomefield B.A. of Christ's College, Cambridge. The Wesleyan chapel, erected in 1828, is a plain brick building. The Brethren have a preaching room here. The Earl of Oxford, who is lord of the manor, and the Earl of Lancaster, are chief landowners. The soil is generally light and well cultivated; subsoil, chalk. The crops are wheat, barley, grass, turnips and mangold-wurtzel. The area is 1,456 acres; rateable value, £1,958; the population in 1871 was 350 and in 1881 was 319.
Letters received through Lynn, vi‚ Burnham Market. Burnham Market is the nearest money order & telegraph office.
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This place is included in the Burnham Westgate United School Board; the children attend the Board schools there: in one of the rooms a sunday school is held
Transcription Copyright © E.C. ("Paddy") Apling, November 2010.
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