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Norfolk - Saxlingham Thorpe

Kelly's Directory for Cambridgeshire, Norfolk & Suffolk, 1883, p. 485.

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

SAXLINGHAM THORPE is a parish on the river Taas, and adjoins Saxlingham Nethergate; the principal part is situated on the Norwich road, about 1 north-west from Flordon station and 7 south from Norwich, in the Southern division of the county, Henstead hundred and union , Norwich county court district, rural deanery of Brooke , archdeaconry of Norfolk and diocese of Norwich. The church of St. Mary is a ruin. The register dates from the year 1560. The living is a rectory, which has long been consolidated with that of Saxllingham Nethergate. The Baptists have a chapel here. John Steward esq. is lord of the manor. The trustees of John Feltham and John W. Miles esq. are chief landowners. The soil is various; subsoil, clay. The area is 492 acres; rateable value, 823; the population in 1881 was 146. ——Letters from Norwich through Saxlingham Nethergate; but those marked thus * receive letters through Long Stratton also. Hempnall is the nearest money order office & Long Stratton the nearest telegraph office.

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

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