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Norfolk - Wickhampton

Kelly's Directory for Cambridgeshire, Norfolk & Suffolk, 1883, p. 555.

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

WICKHAMPTON is a parish 2 miles north from Reedham station, 8 south-west from Yarmouth and 15 from Norwich, in the Southern division of the county, Walsham hundred, Blofield union, Great Yarmouth county court district, rural deanery of Blofield and archdeaconry and diocese of Norwich. The Norwich and Yarmouth railway passes through a portion of the parish. The church of St. Andrew is an ancient building, with chancel, nave, square tower and south porch: ot contains an ancient altar tomb, with effigies of Sir William Gerbrygge and lady, who are supposd to be the founders A.D. 1272; the church has been much neglected, but it has been partly repaired under the superintendence of R. M. Phipson esq. of Norwich, diocesan surveyor, and the rector and churchwardens earnestly solicit subscriptions for the completion, for which about 500 are required. The register dates from the year 1561. The living is a rectory, with commuted tithes 195, and 15 acres of glebe, in the gift of William Brown esq. of Montrose House, Tooting, Surrey, and held since 1881 by the Rev. Robert Bashford. Robert Fellowes esq. is lord of the manor, and the trustees of the late H. N. Burroughes, Joseph Houchen Kerry, John Rose and R. H. Walpole are the chief landowners: there are a few smaller owners. The soil is good mixed; subsoil, mixed. The area is 1,605 acres; rateable value, 2,408; the populaion in 1881 was 148.



Letters through Norwich. Reedham is the nearest money order & telegraph office

Transcription © Copyright E.C. ("Paddy") Apling, August 2007; links updated February 2010.

1891 Census Names Index
White's 1845 and 1883 [GENUKI-NFK]
Wickhampton archeology [Norfolk Heritage Explorer]
More on Wickhampton [GENUKI-NFK]
More Parish information [Geoff Lowe & Andrew Rivett]
Return to villages index
Paddy's home page