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Norfolk - Ridlington

Francis White's History, Gazetteer, and Directory, of Norfolk 1854, pp. 547-548

[Complete entry. Transcription Copyright © the late A.J. Carter, June 2002.

RIDLINGTON, a parish, 4½ miles E. of North Walsham, has 256 souls, 52 houses, and 601 acres of land, belonging chiefly to E. G. Cubitt, Esq., Mr. Sml. Nash, and John Bush ; but Martin Jas. Shepheard, Esq., of North Walsham, is the lord of the manor. About 80a. are titheable to Walcot The Church, dedicated to St. Peter, has a square tower, with figures of the Evangelists, serving as pinnacles. The living is a discharged rectory, valued in the King's book at £4 6s. 8d., and in 1831 at £210 with East Ruston vicarage annexed to it, in the alternate patronage of Lord Wodehouse, and the Dean and Canons of Windsor. The Rev. J. W. Flavell, incumbent.

Transcription Copyright © the late A.J. Carter, June 2002; links updated February 2011.

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