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Norfolk - Calthorpe

Kelly's Directory for Cambridgeshire, Norfolk & Suffolk, 1883, pp.269-70.

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

CALTHORPE is a village and parish 4 miles north from Aylsham station on the East Norfolk branch of the Great Eastern railway, in the Northern division of the county, South Erpingham hundred, Aylsham union and county court district. rural deanery of Ingworth and archdeaconry and diocese of Norwich. The church of St. Margaret is an old stone building, of little architectural pretensions, consisting of chancel, nave, and tower with 1 bell. The register dates from the year 1544. The living is a vicarage, yearly value £143, in the gift of the Norwich Charity trustees and held since 1848 by the Rev. Samuel Marsh Shepheard B.A, of Corpus Christi College, Cambridge, who resides at Erpingham. The town lands are 14 acres, given by unknown doners, for the payment of the war tax in former times: the rent is now applied to the diminution of the rates. The Earl of Orford is lord of the manor and chief landowner; he also owns the great tithes. The soil is loam; subsoil, various. The chief crops are wheat, tunips, barley and hay. The area is 1,048 acres; rateable value, £2,605; in 881 the population was 204.



Lettres through Norwich. viā Hanworth, delivered about 9.30 a.m. Aylsham & Hanworth are the nearest money order & telegraph offices.

The children attend the school at Erpingham

Transcription © Copyright E.C.("Paddy")Apling, July 2007; correction, and links updated January 2011.

1891 Census Names Index
White's 1845 and 1883 both GENUKI-NFK]
Hunt's 1950 [GENUKI-NFK]
Erpingham with Calthorpe Archeology [Norfolk Heritage Explorer]
Calthorpe watermill [Jonathan Neville]
More on Calthorpe [GENUKI-NFK]
Calthorpe Parish Information [Geoff Lowe & Andrew Rivett]
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