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Norfolk - Kettlestone

Kelly's Directory for Cambridgeshire, Norfolk & Suffolk, 1883, p.364.

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

KETTLESTONE is a parish abut 3½ miles east-north-east from Fakenham station, in the Western division of the county, Gallow hundred, Walsingham union and county court district, rural deanery of Burnham, archdeaconry of Norfolk and diocese of Norwich. The church of All Saints is a plain old building, consisting of chancel, nave and north aisle, with an octagonal tower: the chancel was rebuilt and the church restored in 1871. The register dates from the year 1540. The living is a rectory, yearly value £500, with residence, in the gift of and held since 1864 by the Rev. Edgar Montagu M.A. of Caius College, Cambridge. There is a charity of £15 a year, left by a Mr. Newman, of London, who had been kindly brought up here as a poor boy: another of £3 10s. left by a former rector of the name of Howes: and another, of £1 5s. left by a rector of the name of Branthwayte: also £6 a year from land allotted to two or three poor's cottages: also a fuel allotment of 25 acres. The principal landowners are Joseph Stonehewer Scott Chad esq. who is lord of the manor, and Sir Willoughby Jones bart. The soil is mixed; subsoil various, gravel, sand and clay. The land is cultivated on the usual four-course shift. The area is 1,168 acres; rateable value, £1,619; and the population in 1881 was 185.

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Letters through Fakenham, the nearest money order office

Dame School, Mrs. Barbara Hill, mistress

© Transcribed by E.C.Apling, March 2005, with minor correction February, 2009; and links updated November 2010.

1891 Census Names Index
White's 1845 and 1883 [GENUKI-NFK]
Will of Edward FOX, miller, 1753
Kettlestone Archeology [Norfolk Heritage Explorer]
Kettlestone postmill [Jonathan Neville]
More about Kettlestone [GENUKI-NFK]
More Parish Information on Kettlestone [Geoff Lowe & Andrew Rivett]
Return to villages index
Paddy's home page