Return to villages index
Paddy's home page
1891 Census Names Index
Humbleyard hundred
Henstead union
Kelly's 1883
Ketteringham Archeology [Norfolk Heritage Explorer]
More on Ketteringham [GENUKI-NFK]
More Parish Information [Geoff Lowe & Andrew Rivett]

Norfolk - Ketteringham

Francis White's History, Gazetteer, and Directory, of Norfolk 1854, p. 513

[Complete entry. Transcription Copyright © the late A.J. Carter, December 2002.]

KETTERINGHAM lies on the south side of the E.C. railway, 6 miles S.W. of Norwich, and 3 miles E. by N. of Wymondham, and has in its parish 43 houses, 209 souls, and 1,606 acres of land, the whole of which, except about 150 acres, is the property of Sir J. Peter Boileau, Bart., who is also lord of the manor, and patron of the church living, and resides at the Hall, a commodious mansion, which has been greatly improved by the present proprietor. In a tumulus, near the road from Carlton to Hethersett, fragments of Roman pottery have frequently been found. The Church, dedicated to St. Peter, has a tower and five bells. It contains several ancient brasses, and an altar tomb in memory of Wm. Hevingham and his wife. He was one of the judges of Charles I., and surrendered as one of the regicides in 1660, but his life was spared. The east window is ornamented with stained glass. The living is a vicarage valued in the King's book at £6, and in 1831, at £196, enjoyed by the Rev. W. W. Andrew. Sir J. P. Boileau was created a baronet in 1838. He greatly improved the church, and built a school here some years ago.

Transcription Copyright © the late A.J. Carter, December 2002; links updated January 2011.

Return to villages index
Paddy's home page
1891 Census Names Index
Humbleyard hundred
Henstead union
Kelly's 1883
Ketteringham Archeology [Norfolk Heritage Explorer]
More on Ketteringham [GENUKI-NFK]
More Parish Information [Geoff Lowe & Andrew Rivett]