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Norfolk - Tacolneston

Francis White's History, Gazetteer, and Directory, of Norfolk 1854, p. 360

[Complete entry. Transcription Copyright © the late A.J. Carter, December 2002.]

TACOLNESTON, usually called Tacleston, a parish and village 5 miles N.E. of New Buckenham, and 10 miles S.W. by S. of Norwich, has 107 houses, 501 inhabitants, and 1,558a. 3r. 14p. of land, the property of various owners, the principal of whom are Sir J. B. Boileau, Bart., lord of the manor and owner of the Hall, now a farm house ; and J. T. G. Browne, Esq., lord of William's and Earl's manors. The Church, dedicated to All Saints, was rebuilt in 1500, and has a square tower and five bells. The rectory, valued in the King's book at £12, has a yearly rent of £565 in lieu of tithes, and is in the patronage and incumbency of the Rev. Wm Corbould Warren, B.A. The Fuel Allotment, 10a. awarded at the enclosure in 1779, is let for £15. Poor widows have £5 4s. yearly out of a farm at Shipmeadow, left by Edm. Knipe, in 1781.

Transcription Copyright © the late A.J. Carter, December 2002; links updated May 2010.

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