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Norfolk - Limpenhoe

Kelly's Directory for Cambridgeshire, Norfolk & Suffolk, 1883, p. 368.

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LIMPENHOE is a village and parish near the navigable Yare, 1 miles north-east from Cantley station on the Great Eastern railway, 10 south-west from Yarmouth. in the Southern division of the county, Blofield hundred and union, Great Yarmouth county court district, rural deanery of Blofield and archdeaconry and diocese of Norwich. The church of St. Botolph has been lately (1883) rebuilt, and is a handsome edifice of flint with stone dressings, in the Perpendicular and Decorated styles: the north porch is new and contains some good oak carvings: the south doorway has been restored, and is a fine specimen of Norman work. The register dates from the year 1657. The living is a discharged vicarage, annexed to the rectory of Southwood, joint yearly gross yearly value 292, in the gift of and held since 1871 by the Rev. Theodore Henry Crossman Day (late of Feltwell B.A. of Caius College, Cambridge, which is also impropriator of the great tithes. The glebe of the united parishes is 10 acres and is situated in this parish. The Primitive Methodists have a small chapel. The principal landowners are the Rev. John Emeris and C. S. Read esq. There are some copyholds in this parish, held of the manor of Reedham Hall, of which John William Rose esq. is lord. The soil is light mixed; subsoil, sand and gravel. The chief crops are wheat, oats and barley. The area is 1,075 acres, rated at 2,011; the population in 1881 was 199.



Letters through Yarmouth. WALL LETTER BOX cleared at 4.45 p.m. week days only. Reedham is the nearest money order & telegraph office

National School (for both sexes), Mrs. Elizh. Boswell, mistrs

Transcription © Copyright E C ("Paddy") Apling, August 2007, with spelling error correction and links updated November, 2009.

1891 Census Names Index
White's 1845 and 1883 [both GENUKI-NFK]
Limpenhoe drainage mill [Jonathan Neville]
More on Limpenhoe [GENUKI-NFK]
More Parish Information [Geoff Lowe & Andew Rivett]
Return to villages index
Paddy's home page