BACTON is a village 17 miles N.N.E. of Norwich, and 5 miles N.E. by E. of North Walsham. The parish comprises 1583 acres, and contained in 1841, 513 inhabitants; its present residents are:-
Bands Rev. Thomas Cannon Ann grocery dealer Cannon Mary school for children Clarke Jno. William blacksmith Cotton Elizabeth post mistress Cubitt Mr. Robert Fauquire Rev. G.L.W. B.A. Gee Daniel bricklayer Grimes George shoemaker Jackson Lieut. Thomas, R.N. coast guard Long Francis shoemaker Lord William grocer Maris Henry saddler and grocer Marshall Francis boat owner Marshall James the 'Ship' Marshall William joiner Mason Samuel butcher Neve William carrier Nelson Henry carpenter Pestell Barthw. 'King's Arms' Sexton Robert beershop Storey William painter, glazier, &c. Sturgess Mr. William Wiseman Mrs. Marian Farmers. Bond John Mayes Jeary John Claxton Rice Neave William Cubitt Ann Newman Robert Cubitt William Sturgess William Garland Martha Weeds John
CARRIERS to Norwich, Marsh, and Neve, Fri. at 12 noon. To Yarmouth, Wiseman, Friday, at 6 a.m.
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