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Norfolk - Dunston

Kelly's Directory for Cambridgeshire, Norfolk & Suffolk, 1883, p.305.

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

DUNSTON is a parish on the river Tas, 1½ miles north-east from Swainsthorpe station, and 4 miles south from Norwich in the Southern division of the county, Humbleyard hundred, Henstead union, Norwich county court district, rural deanery of Humbleyard, archdeaconry of Norfolk and diocese of Norwich, The church of St. Remegius is a small flint building, in the Early English style, consisting of chancel and nave, with a square tower and 3 bells:   it has a brass in the chancel, with effigies of Clere Talbot and his two wives, and two handsome marble monuments of the Long family. The register dates from the year 1557. The living is a rectory, gross yearly value £30, in the gift of F. W. K. Long, esq. and held sice 1841 by the Rev. Henry Churchman Long B.A. of Christ's College, Cambridge, who is also rector of and resides at Newton. Dunston Hall is a handsome brick building, in the Elizabethan style, standing in a spacious and well-wooded park:   it is the property of F. W. Kellett Long esq. who is lord of the manor, and is now the residence of Major Edmund Broughton Knowles Lacon J.P. The soil is mixed; subsoil, clay. The area is 616 acres, reateable value, £1,276; and the population in 1881 was 73.---Letters through Norwich, viā StokeHolyCross. Norwich is the nearest money order & telegraph office.

© Transcribed by E.C. ("Paddy") Apling, July 2007; links updated November 2010.

1891 Census Names Index
White's 1845 and 1883 [GENUKI-NFK]
Stoke Holy Cross (& Dunston) Archeology [Norfolk Heritage Explorer]
More on Dunston [GENUKI-NFK]
More Parish Information on Dunston [Geoff Lowe & Andrew Rivett]
More on Dunston [GENUKI-NFK]