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Norfolk - Gateley

Kelly's Directory for Cambridgeshire, Norfolk & Suffolk, 1883, p.323.

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

GATELEY is a parish about 2 miles south from Ryburgh station, 5 south-east from Fakenham and 8 north-by-west from East Dereham, in the Western division of the county, Launditch hundred, Mitford & Launditch union, East Dereham county court district, rural deanery of Brisley and archdeaconry of Norfolk and diocese of Norwich. The church of St. Helen is a Gothic stone building, consisting of a chancel nave, vestry and north and south porches, with a square embattled tower at the west end, containing 4 bells; the chancel has been rebuilt, and a vestry added, at the expense of the incumbent. The register dates from the year 1682. The living is a vicarage, annexed to that of Brisley, joint yearly value £480, in the gift of Christ's College, Cambridge, and held since 1851 by the Rev. John Smith B.D., late fellow of that college. who resides at Brisley. King's Charity of 3 10s. yearly, is for clothing. Lord Sondes is lord of the manor and chief landowner. The soil is mixed, consisting of stiff clay and brick earth, with a small portion of light loam and sand: it is cultivated on the usual four-course shift. The area is 1,490 acres; rateable value £2,036; the population in 1881 was 154.


Letters through Dereham. The nearest money order at Great Ryburgh

Children attend the schools at Brisley and Great Ryburgh

 
Betts Edmund, farmer
Netts Walter, farmer, Gately hall
Edwards James William Nelson, farmer, Manor house
Hawes Thomas, blacksmith & shopkeeper
Phillippo James, farmer & dealer
Clark Thomas, farmer
Whidby Geo. farmer, Church House farm

© Transcribed by E.C. ("Paddy") Apling, June 2010.

1891 Census Names Index
White's 1854
White's 1845, 1864 and 1883 [GENUKI-NFK]
Gateley postmill [Jonathan Neville]
Gateley Archeology [Norfolk Heritage Explorer]
More on Gateley [GENUKI-NFK]
More Parish Information [Andrew Rivett & Geoff Lowe]
Return to villages index
Paddy's home page