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Norfolk - Southburgh

Francis White's History, Gazetteer and Directory of Norfolk 1854, p. 817

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

SOUTHBURGH, or Southbergh, commonly called Barrow, is a parish of dispersed houses, 3 miles N.W. by N. of Hingham, which contains 360 inhabitants, 73 houses, and 1,211 acres of land, divided into two manors, of which Brampton Gurdon and J. Weyland, Esqrs. are lords and principal owners. The Church, dedicated to St. Andrew, has lost its tower, and the two bells are hung in a thatched shed, within a yard of the ground. The living is a discharged rectory, valued in the King’s book at £5 13s. 6d., and in 1831 at £253; B. Gurdon, Esq., is patron, and the Rev. Philip Gurdon, incumbent. The living was augmented with £200 Queen Anne’s bounty, in 1795. The Fuel allotment, 13a. 2r. 25p., awarded in 1798, is let for £17. The poor have 5s. a year from Mowting’s charity. DIRECTORY — Jno. Bowen, bricklayer; Edward Rivett, wheelwright; Wm. Sare, vict. and tailor, King’s Head; Thos. Webster, shoemaker; and Matthew Brasnett, John and Edward Eagling, James Johnson, —— Osborn, Robt. Rope, Manor House; and Hy. Stebbing, farmers.

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


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Mitford hundred
Mitford & Launditch union
Kelly's 1883 and 1937
White's 1845
White's 1864 and 1883 [both GENUKI-NFK]
Southburgh Church
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