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Norfolk - Welborne

Francis White's History, Gazetteer, and Directory, of Norfolk 1854, p. 478

[Complete entry. Transcription Copyright © the late A.J. Carter, March 2001]

WELBORNE, 6 miles E.S.E. of East Dereham, has in its parish 51 houses, 265 souls, and 733a. 1r. 29p. of land, the principal owners of which are—O. S. Onley, Esq., Messrs. Chas. Green, Nicholas Sands, Richd. Porrett, and Miss Mary Leeds ; but Jas. Cuddon, Esq., is lord of the manor. The Church, dedicated to All Saints, has a round tower, and was thoroughly repaired in 1843 ; and a neat parsonage house erected in 1846. The living is a discharged rectory, valued in the King's book at £5 18s. 4d. ; in the patronage of Mrs. Johnson, and in the incumbency of the Rev. John B. Johnson. There are 45a. 25p. of glebe ; and the tithes were commuted in 1840, for £255. A National school was built here in 1847. At the enclosure in 1811, 3¼a. of land was allotted to the poor.

DIRECTORY
John Colls, vict. Horse Shoes ;
Robert Denny, shoemaker. ;
Edward Howe, blacksmith ;
Rev. John Barham Johnson, rectory ;
Leonard Norton and
James Porrett, wheelwrights ;
William Rice, tailor ;
Francis Small, bricklayer and shopkeeper;
Sophia Stibbard, school-mistress ;
Willm. Woods, tailor.
Farmers
John Green Edwards,
Chas. Green,
Jno. Hall,
Stephn. Leeds,
Richd. Porrett,
Nicholas Sands,
Eliz. Sendall,
Wm. Stackwood, and
John Wilkinson.

Transcription Copyright © the late A.J. Carter, March 2001; links updated May 2010.

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