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Norfolk - Little Dunham

Francis White's History, Gazetteer and Directory of Norfolk 1854, p. 787

[Complete entry. Transcription Copyright © the late A.J. Carter, December 2000]

DUNHAM (LITTLE), 5 miles N.E. of Swaffham, is a small village and parish, with 354 souls, 80 houses, and 1,900 acres of land, mostly belonging to Jno. Copeman, Esq., and Messrs. W. Large, Jno. Jackson, Wm. Bale, and Mrs. Locke : the former is lord of the manor, and the owner of Dunham Lodge, a neat mansion occupied by — Salway, Esq. The CHURCH, dedicated to St. Margaret, is a small edifice, and the living is a rectory, valued in the King's book at £9 16s., in the patronage and incumbency of the Rev. John Nelson, who has a yearly rent of £500, awarded in 1840, in lieu of tithes. The glebe is 24a. 2r. 19p. The East Anglian Railway intersects the parish, and has a station here. The poor have 10s. a year left by Wm. Nelson ; and a house in Lynn, left by Thos. Warne, let for £21. The interest of £10 left by an unknown donor has not been paid for upwards of 20 years. The Poor's Allotment, awarded in 1796, contains 35a. 1r. 22p., and is let for £63 a year.

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Transcription Copyright © the late A.J. Carter, December 2000; links updated June 2010.

Great Dunham
1891 Census Names Index
Launditch Hundred
Mitford & Launditch union
Kelly's 1883
White's 1845 and 1883 [GENUKI-NFK]
Hunt's 1850 [GENUKI-NFK]
With Giants around Swaffham (Introduction to the churches of Beeston-next-Mileham, Little Dunham, Necton and Wellingham) [Simon Knott]
Little Dunham Archeology [Norfolk Heritage Explorer]
More on Little Dunham [GENUKI-NFK]
Paddy's Home Page
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