1891 Census Names Index
Stephen Dawson Will, 1728
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Southrepps postmill, early postmill, southern postmill, and Southrepps Common postmill [Jonathan Neville]
Southrepps Archeology [Norfolk Heritage Explorer]
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Norfolk - South Repps

Kelly's Directory for Cambridgeshire, Norfolk & Suffolk, 1883, pp. 473-474.

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

SOUTH REPPS is a parish and village 5 miles north-west from North Walsham and 5 south-east from Cromer; [?] mile from Gunton station on the railway to Cromer, in the Northern division of the county, Erpingham union, North Walsham county court district, North Erpingham hundred. rural deanery of Repps, and archdeaconry of Norfolk and diocese of Norwich. The church of St. James is a handsome building, consisting of chancel, nave, with lofty embattled tower containing 5 bells, with heavy buttresses, and south porch: two stained windows have been placed here on the south side, one by Archdeacon Glover, the other by Mr. J. Carter: the chancel has been restored by the rector. The register dates from the year 1558. The living is a rectory, gross yearly value £670, including 12 acres of glebe, with house, in the gift of the Duchy of Lancaster and held since 1862 by the Rev. Richard Hammed Gwyn M.A. of Exeter College, Oxford. The Wesleyans have a chapel here, erected in 1845. A cattle fair is held on the Tuesday fortnight after Whit-Sunday. Lord Suffield is lord of the manor and principal landowner. The soil is mixed; subsoil gravel and sand. The chief crops are wheat, turnips. grass and barley. The area is 2,081 acres; rateable value, £3,464; and the population in 1881 was 831.

POST OFFICE (Railway Sub-Office. Letters should have R.S.O. Norfolk added).—James Spurrell Plumbly, receiver. Letters arrive at 8.10 a.m; dispatched at 2 p.m. The nearest money order offices are at North Walsham & Cromer; telegraph office at Hanworth.

ERPINGHAM UNION.
Board day, every alternate monday.

© Transcribed by E.C.Apling, February 2005; links updated January 2011.

1891 Census Names Index
Stephen Dawson Will, 1728
White's 1845 [GENUKI-NFK]
Hunt's 1850 [GENUKI-NFK]
Southrepps postmill, early postmill, southern postmill, and Southrepps Common postmill [Jonathan Neville]
Southrepps Archeology [Norfolk Heritage Explorer]
More on Southrepps [GENUKI-NFK]
More Parish Information [Geoff Lowe & Andrew Rivett]
Return to villages index
Paddy's home page