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Norfolk - Waxham

Francis White's History, Gazetteer, and Directory, of Norfolk 1854, pp. 497-498

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

WAXHAM, 5 miles E. of Stalham, and 14 miles N. by W. of Yarmouth, has in its parish 76 souls, 15 houses, and 1,968 acres of land, including Little Waxham, which comprises 206 acres of land, and was anciently a large parish, but its village and church (St. Margaret) were destroyed by the encroachments of the sea, several centuries ago. The Hon. John Ashley is land owner, and lord of the manor of Waxham, and Robt. Gilbert, Esq. is lord of the manor of Little Waxham, and patron of the rectory, valued in the King's book at £6 13s. 4d., and in 1831 at £300, with the vicarage of Palling annexed to it. The Rev. Henry Ready, M.A. is the incumbent. The Church is an ancient edifice, dedicated to St. John. The tithes of Waxham are commuted for £343 6s. per annum, but Little Waxham is tithe free.

Transcription Copyright © the late A.J. Carter, December 2002; links updated January 2011.

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Happing hundred
Smallburgh union
Kelly's 1883
White's 1845 and 1883 [GENUKI-NFK]
Sea Palling (& Waxham) Archeology [Norfolk Heritage Explorer]
Sea Palling tower mill [Jonathan Neville]
Brograve Level drainage mill [Jonathan Neville]
Parish Information [Geoff Lowe & Andrew Rivett]
More on Waxham [GENUKI-NFK]