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Norfolk - East Beckham

Kelly's Directory for Cambridgeshire, Norfolk & Suffolk, 1883, p. 228.

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

EAST BECKHAM is a parish, about 4 miles west-by-south from Cromer and 5 east from Holt, in the Northern division of the county, North Erpingham hundred, Erpingham union, Holt county court district, rural deanery of Repps. archdeaconry of Norfolk and diocese of Norwich. The church of St. Helen has been many years dilaidated: the only parts remaining are the southern porch and the walls of the nave and chancel. The poor's land produces 2 yearly. The Windham trustees are lords of the manor and chief landowners. The chief crops are wheat, turnips, barley and grass. The area is 782 acres, nearly all arable land; rateable value, 642 12s. 6d.: and the population in 1881 was 55. This place is included in the Gresham United School Board district, formed in 1873; the children attend th Board school at Gresham.——Letters through Dereham. Holt is the nearest money order & telegraph office.

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

1891 Census index
1841 Census Names Index [Val Fiddian & Honor Jones]
White's 1845 and 1883 [GENUKI-NFK]
Beckham postmill [Jonathan Neville]
East Beckham Archeology [Norfolk Heritage Explorer]
More on East Beckham [GENUKI-NFK]
More Parish Information [Geoff Love & Andrew Rivett]
and see West Beckham
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