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Norfolk - Stanfield

Kelly's Directory for Cambridgeshire, Norfolk & Suffolk, 1883, pp. 500-501.

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

STANFIELD is a parish 6 miles north-west-by-north from East Dereham, 3 west from North Elmham station, in the Western division of the county, Launditch hundred, Mitford & Launditch union, East Dereham county court district, rural deanery of Brisley, and archdeaconry of Norfolk and diocese of Norwich. The church of St. Margaret is a structure of flint with stone dressings, is partly in the Perpendicular and partly in the Early English styles; it consists of chancel, nave, and a square tower containing 4 bells. The register dates from the year 1558. The living is a rectory, yearly value 298, with 20 acres of glebe and residence, in the gift of and held by the Rev. Evan Lewis Davies M.A. of Trinity College, Cambridge. A Primitive Methodist chapel was built in 1879. There is a fuel allotment of 8 acres for the poor, let for 15 10s. D. H. Hill esq. is lord of the manor. William Thomas Collison esq. and Captain Davy are the chief landowners. The soil is mixed; subsoil, various. The chief crops are wheat, barley and roots. The area is 903 acres; rateable value £1,484; the population in 1881 was 141.


Letters through Swaffham. Whissonsett is the nearest money order office, & the telegraph office is at Litcham.
PILLAR BOX cleared at 5.5 p.m.; sundays at 11.25 a.m.

The children attend the Board school at Mileham, to which this parish is a contributory district, sending 2 members

 
Davis Rev. Evan Lewis M.A. Rectory
 
          COMMERCIAL.
Buck Martin, farmer
Burton William farmer
Clarke William, miller (wind)
Daws Charles, Maid's Head
Dickerson William & Charles, farmers
Gapp Stephen, farmer
Hubbard James, farmer
Middleton William, farmer
Nicholson William, farmer
Pegg Maria (Mrs.), shopkeeper
Porter Robert, farmer
Purdy George, farmer
Rix William, farmer
Scaife John, farmer

© Transcribed by E.C. ("Paddy") Apling, June 2010.

1891 Census Names Index
JERMY family (and murder) [Colin Jermy]
White's 1854
White's 1845; 1883 [GENUKI-NFK]
Stanfield Archeology [Norfolk Heritage Explorer]
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