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Norfolk - Panxworth

Kelly's Directory for Cambridgeshire, Norfolk & Suffolk, 1883, p. 463.

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

PANXWORTH is a parish and village 9 miles north-east from Norwich and 4 north from Brundall station, in the Southern division of the county, Walsham hundred, Blofield union, Norwich county court district, rural deanery of Blofield, archdeaconry of Norfolk and diocese of Norwich; for civil purposes it is annexed to Ranworth. For upwards of 200 years previous to 1847 there was no church in the parish: a ruined tower marked the spot where the old church had once stood: the tower has been repaired, and a nave added, affording sittings for 120 persons. The living is a rectory, consolidated with Woodbastwick, joint yearly value 350 with 31 acres of glebe and house, in the gift of Albermarle Cator esq. and held since 1848 by the Rev. Henry Peter Dunster M.A. of Hertford College, Oxford. Miss Kerrison, who is lady of the manor, and the trustes of the late H. N. Burroughes esq. are the chief landowners. The soil is rich loam; subsoil, marl. The chief crops are wheat, barley and oats. The area is, with Ranworth, 2,402 acres' combined rateable value, 3,548; the population in 1881 was 128.


Letters through Norwich. A WALL LETTER BOX is cleared at 3.45 p.m. South Walsham is the nearest money order office. Blofield is the nearest telegraph office & telegraph office

The chilfren of this parish attend the public elementary school at Ranworth
 

Transcription Copyright © E.C. ("Paddy") Apling, February 2011.

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