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Norfolk - Sharrington

Kelly's Directory for Cambridgeshire, Norfolk & Suffolk, 1883, pp. 489.

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SHARRINGTON is a parish and village about 3 miles west-south-west from Holt station, 3 from Melton Constable station, 8 east from Walsingham, and 8 north-east from Fakenham, in the Northern division of the county, Holt hundred, Walsingham union and county court district, rural deanery of Holt and archdeaconry and diocese of Norwich. The church of All Saints is in the Early English style, consisting of chancel, nave, vestry, and square western tower cntaining 1 bell, bearing date 1715; the entrance is at the west end, under the tower: there were formerly north and south aisles, and portions of the ancient carved benches still remain : there are some old brasses in excellent preservation, to Christopher Daubney, his wife Phillippa, five sons and three daughers; also others. The interior was restored in 1880, The register dates from the year 1672. The living is a discharged rectory, yearly value £300, with good residence and about one acre of glebe, in the gift of R. Blakelock Smith esq, of Sheffield, and held since 1863 by the Rev. Clement Ogle Blakelock (formerly Smith) M.A. of Corpus Christi College, Cambridge. The Baptists and Wesleyans have each a chapel here. Franklin;s charity of £20 is for bread, and Dale's of £12 yearly, for clothing. The Duke of Norfolk is lord of the manor and chief landowner. The soil is heavy; subsoil, ckay. The chief crops are wheat, barley, oats, peas and beans. The area is 1,719 acres; rateable value, £2,558; the population in 1881 was 341.

POST OFFICE.—George Youell, receiver. Letters through Dereham, viā Barrington, by foot post, arrive at 8 a.m. WALL BOX, Cross roads, cleared at 4.30 p.m.. Holt is the nearest money order & telegraph office

This parish is under the Briningham United District School Board, The school is at Brinton

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

1891 Census Names Index
Will of John Bullen
White's 1854
White's 1845 and 1883 [GENUKI-NFK]
Brinton (& Sharrington) Archeology [Norfolk Heritage Explorer]
Sharrington Church [Norfolk Coast co.]
More on Sharrington [GENUKI-NFK]
More Parish Information [Geoff Lowe & Andrew Rivett]
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