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Norfolk: Bacton

Hunt's Directory of East Norfolk with Part of Suffolk, 1850

[Transcription copyright © Pat Newby]

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.


See also the Bacton parish page.

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Copyright © Pat Newby.
January 2008