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G. - The Rev. Jeremiah Bevan, on the 29th of September 1711, gave by Deed a Rent Charge of 14s. per annum, to be paid out of an estate in Melton Parva, vested in Richard Rust, Esq. of Norwich; to be given to the Poor in Bread every second Sunday in the year; and gave also by Will proved the 23d. of December 1727, 10s. to be given in Bread, and 10s. in Books to the Poor yearly, on the anniversary of his decease; the said 20s. to be paid out of an estate at East Tuddenham, vested in Henry Tunney.
13s. 6d. arising from Land vested in the Churchwardens, given by some person unknown, for the repairs of the church.
T. - Barford Terrier 1784, states that there are belonging to this parish a Town House, inhabited by the Poor; also a Piece of Land, estimated at 2R. abutting upon the lands of E. Adkins, South, and upon E. Pages [sic], North and West, in the occupation of John Carpenter; also another Rood, abutting upon land of E. Page, &c. and formerly occupied by Duing [sic] Fox; and one other Rood, abutting upon the lands of Hubbard, North, and Mr. Lodge, South; in the occupation of Thomas Twayts.
See also the Barford parish page.
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