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Norfolk - Wramplingham

Kelly's Directory for Cambridgeshire, Norfolk & Suffolk, 1883, p.565.

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

WRAMPLINGHAM is a village and parish 4 miles north-west from Wymondham station, in the Southern division of the county, Forehoe hundred and union, Wymondham county court district, rural deanery of Hingham, archdeaconry of Norfolk and diocese of Norwich. The church of SS. Peter and Paul is a small ancient edifice, in the Transition style (Early English and Decorated), having chancel nave, and round tower with octagonal top, containing 3 bells: and was completely restored in 1872, at a cost of £600~ when a north aisle was added : the chancel, which, is very remarkable in having a beautiful arcade of six windows on each side, was restored in 1863, re-roofed, and a new window (replacing the old one) inserted at the east end: an organ was recently (1883) added at a cost of £110. The register dates from the year 1566. The living is a rectory, tithes commuted at £266 7s. 4d. with residence 84A. 0R. 20P. of glebe, in the gift of the Rev. Henry Philip Marsham B.C.L. of Rippon Hall, Heavingham, and held since 1876 by the Rev. Joseph Johnson Blick B.A. of St. John's College, Camhridge. The Hall (now unoccupied),. stands in a spacious lawn, well wooded. The principal landowners are the Rev. Henry Evan Lombe B.A. of Bylaugh Park, lord of the manor, and William Cann esq of Cavick House, Wymondham. The soil is various ; subsoil, same. The chief crops are wheat. The parish comprises 830 acres; rateable value, £1,713 ; the population in 1881 was 181.

PILLAR LETTER BOX, cleared at 6.15 p m. week days only. Letters through Wymondham, which is the nearest money order & telegraph office; arrive about 8 a.m

National School, erected 1864, supported by subscriptions and & voluntary rate; Miss A. E. Smith mistress

Registrar of Births & Deaths; Albert Henry Sturgess

© Transcribed by E.C.("Paddy") Apling, August 2003 links updated May 2010.

1891Census Names Index
White's 1845; and 1854
Wramplingham watermill [Jonathan Neville]
Wramplingham postmill [Jonathan Neville]
Wramplingham mill fatality [Jonathan Neville]
Wramplingham Archeology [Norfolk Heritage Explorer]
More on Wramplingham [GENUKI-NFK]
More Parish Information [Geoff Lowe & Andrew Rivett]
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