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Norfolk - Little Snoring

Kelly's Directory for Cambridgeshire, Norfolk & Suffolk, 1883, pp. 496-497.

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

LITTLE SNORING is a parish about 3 miles north-east from Fakenham station, on the road from Fakenham to Wells, in the Western division of the county, Gallow hundred, Walsingham union and county court district, and rural deanery, archdeaconry and diocese of Norwich. The church of St. Andrew is a fine specimen of Saxon architecture: it has chancel, nave and south porch, which is of a curious transitional Norman character, having a stilted horseshoe arch, under which is a pointed one ornamented with zigzags, and under this again the round arch of the door, with shafts in the jambs, having sculptured capitals: the tower is round, and is detached about 6 or 7 feet from the west end: the font is Late Norman, ornamented with sculptured foliage. The register dates from the year 1559. The living is a rectory, annexed to the rectory of Barsham, joint yearly value £793 and 60 acres of glebe here and 6 is East Barsham, in the gift of Lord Hastings and held since 1882 by the Rev. William Martin B.A. of Trinity College, Cambridge, who resides at East Barsham. The Primitive Methodists have a place of worship here. The poor have £22 yearly, rent of 8A. 3R. 5P. of land; also 20 acres to cut for fuel. Lord Hastings is lord of the manor and chief landowner. The soil is various; subsoil, clay. The land is cultivated on the usual four-course system. The area is 1,524 acres; rateable value, £2,110; the population in 1881 was 276.

Letters received through Fakenham, which is the nearest money order & telegraph office

The children attend school at Great Snoring

© Transcribed by E.C.Apling, March 2005; links updated November 2010.

1891 Census Names Index
1841 Census; and 1851 Census [J. Tillin]
1841 Census [Jonathan Neville]
Baptisms 1738-1816 (Parish Register) [Geoff Lowe & Andrew Rivett]
Marriages (1801-1837) [Local web-site]
White's 1845; 1864; and 1883 [GENUKI-NFK]
Kelly's 1875; 1892; 1896; 1900; 1908; 1912; 1916; and 1933 [J. Tillin]
Little Snoring Archeology [Norfolk Heritage Explorer]
The Snorings Village Web-site [J. Tillin]
More on Little Snoring [GENUKI-NFK]
More Parish Information [Geoff Lowe & Andrew Rivett]
and see Great Snoring
Return to villages index
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