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Norfolk - Tattersett

Kelly's Directory for Cambridgeshire, Norfolk & Suffolk, 1883, p. 515.

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

TATTRSETT (or GATESEND) is a parish and small village 6 miles west from Fakenham, and 2 from Raynham Park station of the Easterm & Midlands Railway, situated on the bank of the Tat rivulet, in the Western division of the county, Gallow hundred. Walsingham union and county court district, rural deanery of Burnham, archdeaconry of Norfolk and diocese of Norwich. The church of All Saints is a small ancient building of flint, in the Perpendicular style, consisting of chancel, nave, south porch with square western tower containing 1 bell. The register dates from the year 1568. The living is a rectory, united with the adjoining rectory of Tatterford. joint yearly value 685, in the gift of Joseph Stonehewer Scott-Chad esq. of Pinkney Hall Tatterford and held since 1883 by the Rev. John R. Lane M.A. of Trinity College, Oxford who resides at Tatterford. The charities are 4 yearly. J. S. Scott-Chad esq. is lord of the manor and sole landowner. The soil is various, but rich and productive; the subsoil is gravel. The crops are wheat, barley, turnips, mangold-wurtzel and grass. The area is 1,759 acres; rateable value, 2,750; and the population in 1881 was 203.


POST OFFICE—Jacob Walker, receiver. Letters through Fakenham, arrive 8.30 a.m.; dispatched at 4 p.m. The nearest money order & telegraph office is at Rudham

The school, erected in 1858 is supported by subscription but chiefly by J. S. Scott-Chad esq J.P.; Miss Eliza Goddard, mistress

Transcription © Copyright E C ("Paddy") Apling, February, 2009; links updatd November 2010.

1891 Census Names Index
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