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ASHBY, 7½ miles S.E. by E. of Norwich, and 3 miles N.N.W. of Loddon, has in its parish 263 souls, and 436 acres of land, belonging to several owners.
Sir Chas. H. Rich, Bart., is lord of the manor; and he and Sir W. B. Procter are alternate patrons of the rectory, valued in K.B. at £6, and consolidated with Carleton St. Peter, which see.
The CHURCH (St. Mary,) has a square tower and three bells. The tithes here have been commuted for £176 per annum.
Eldon Richd. wheelwright Hupton Rev. Job Baptist minister Mansfield Daniel beer seller Mayes Mr. James Smith Robt. & Jno shoemakers Young Wm. millerfarmers
Basey George Bexfield Jph. Dunham Mary Forder Saml. Goodram Wm. Shreeve Wm. Smith Wm. Starling Jas.
See also the Ashby St. Mary parish page.
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