1891 Census Names Index and Transcript
Wayland hundred
Wayland union
Kelly's 1883
White's 1845; and 1883 [GENUKI-NFK]
Scoulton postmill [Jonathan Neville]
Notice of Enclosure, 1781 (search down for Hingham) [GENUKI-NFK]
Scoulton Parosh Council
Scoulton church (with audio tour) [ Wayland and Watton info]
Scoulton archeology [Norfolk Heritage Explorer]
Scoulton background [BBC Norfolk]
Wikipedia on Scoulton
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Norfolk - Scoulton

Francis White's History, Gazetteer and Directory of Norfolk 1854, pp. 864-865

[Complete entry. Transcription Copyright © the late A.J. Carter, April 2000]

SCOULTON, a scattered parish, 3 to 5 miles W. [sic. E.] of Watton, has 70 houses, 365 souls, and 2,190 acres of land, the property of several proprietors; the largest of whom are the Earl of Abergavenny, lord of Burdeloss manor; J. Weyland, Esq., lord of Oldlands manor; and H. D. Hemsworth, Esq., lord of Newlands. The Church is an ancient structure, dedicated to the Holy Trinity, covered in different parts with thatch, lead, and tiles, and having three bells and a tower, round at the base and octangular above. The living is a discharged rectory, valued in the King's book at £10 4s. 2d., in the patronage of J. Weyland, Esq., and incumbency of the Rev. J. M. Johnson, who has 60a. of glebe, and a yearly rent of £450, awarded in 1840, in lieu of tithes. The National school was built in 1841, by J. Weyland, Esq. Scoulton Mere, a fine sheet of water, 2 miles in circumference, has in its centre a small swampy island, which is frequented by many thousand pewets (lapwings), from March to July, when great quantities of eggs are gathered for sale. This parish is entitled to send a free scholar to the Grammar school at Hingham. The Fuel allotment, 39a. 1r. 6p., awarded in 1807, is let for £49. DIRECTORY—Wm. Brown, National school; Hy. Buck, wheelwright; Chas. Carter, shoemaker; James Griston, vict. Day's Arms; Rev. J. M. Johnson, rector; Isaac Lebbell, blacksmith; and Geo. Harvey, Jas. and Wm. Norton, Abm. Rushbrook, and John and Thos. Tingay, farmers.

Transcription Copyright © the late A.J. Carter, April 2000; links updated February 2010.

1891 Census Names Index and Transcript
Wayland hundred
Wayland union
Kelly#s 1883
White's 1845; and 1883 [GENUKI-NFK]
Scoulton postmill [Jonathan Neville]
Notice of Enclosure, 1781 (search down for Hingham) [GENUKI-NFK]
Scoulton Parosh Council
Scoulton church (with audio tour) [ Wayland and Watton info]
Scoulton archeology [Norfolk Heritage Explorer]
Scoulton background [BBC Norfolk]
Wikipedia on Scoulton
More on Scoulton [GENUKI-NFK]
Return to villages index
Paddy's home page