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Norfolk - Little Witchingham

Kelly's Directory for Cambridgeshire, Norfolk & Suffolk, 1883, p.560.

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

LITTLE WITCHINGHAM is a village and parish 2 miles south-east from Reepham station on the Great Eastern railway, 7½ miles south-west from Aylsham station, also on the Great Eastern railway, and 10 north-west from Norwich, in the northern division of the county, Eynsford hundred, St. Faith's union, Aylsham county court district, rural deanery of Sparham, and archdeaconry and diocese of Norwich. The church of St. Faith is a plain stone building, having chancel, nave and south aisle with a square western tower. The register dates from the year 1565. The living is a rectory, tithes commuted at £238 14s. 3d. yearly, and 7A. 3R. 10P. glebe, and consolidated with Great Witchingham, in the gift of New College, Oxford, and held since 1836 by the Rev. William Howard B.C.L. late fellow that college. Little Witchingham Hall is the residence of Mr. Norman Ray, who farms nearly the whole parish; it is a square brick mansion, almost surrounded by a thriving plantation. Viscount Canterbury and the trustees of Norman's Charity School, Norwich, are the chief landowners in this parish. The soil is mixed; subsoil, clay & gravel. The chief crops are wheat, roots, barley and hay. The area is 726A. 0R. 5P.; rateable value, £1,155; and he population in 181 was 41.—Letters received through Norwich. The nearest money order & telegraph office is at Reepham.

Transcription © Copyright E C ("Paddy") Apling, July 2007; links updated December 2009.

1891 Census Names Index
White's 1845 and 1883 [GENUKI-NFK]
Hunt's 1850 [GENUKI-NFK}
Kelly's 1933 [GENUKI-NFK]
Little Witchingham Archeology [Norfolk Heritage Explorer]
More on Little Witchingham [GENUKI-NFK]
More Parish Information [Geoff Lowe & Andrew Rivett]
And see Great Witchingham
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