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Norfolk - Hanworth

Kelly's Directory for Cambridgeshire, Norfolk & Suffolk, 1883, p.331.

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HANWORTH is a village and parish 4½ miles north-east from Aylsham, 5 from North Walsham and 3½ west from Gunton station, in the Northern division of the county, North Erpingham hundred, Erpingham union, North Walsham county court district, rural deanery of Repps, archdeaconry of Norfolk and diocese of Norwich. The church of St. Bartholomew is a building of flint, with stone dressings, in the Early English style, and consists of chancel, nave, north aisle and square tower: the chancel has been restored by Lord Suffield. The register dates from the year 1721. The living is a vicarage, consolidated with the rectory of Gunton. joint yearly value £206, with 85 acres of gleve and residence, in the gift of Lord Suffield and held since 1866 by the Rev. Henry Hammont Lubbock M.A. of Caius College, Cambridge. The Hanworth fen rent of £10 yearly is distributed in bread and £4 per annum is distributed in coal. The Hall, the residence of Frederick H. L. B. Windham esq. is a noble brick-built mansion of modern date and style of architecture, standing in a pleasant ark of 60 acres, and is partly surrounded by trees. Lord Suffield, who is lord of the manor, and the trustees of the late W. H. Windham esq. are the principal landowners. The soil is mixed; subsoil, clay. The chief crops are wheat, tunips, barley and grass. The area is 1,347 acres; rateable value, £1884 10s.; the population in 1881 was 221.



POST, MONEY ORDER & TELEGRAPH OFFICE & Savings Bank. Sub-Office. (Letters have S.O. Norfolk added/)---Henry Brooks, receiver. Letters arrive at 6.10 a.m.; box closes at 4.30 p.m. Day mail, viā Gunton station, dispatched at 11 a.m.; day mail from London, viā Gunton station, arrives at 4 p.m.

School, Miss Anna Maria Bew, mistress; average attendance, 40

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

1891 Census Names Index
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