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Norfolk: Barmer

William White's History, Gazetteer, and Directory of Norfolk 1883

[Transcription copyright © Juanita Hadwin]

BARMER parish, 7 miles N.W. by W. of Fakenham, is in Docking union, Fakenham county court district, Norwich bankruptcy district, Gallow hundred and petty sessional division, Docking polling district of West Norfolk, Burnham rural deanery, and Norfolk archdeaconry. It had 52 inhabitants in 1881, living on 890 acres, and has a rateable value of £1182.

The chief owner is the Rev. E.K. Kerslake, who is lord of the manor, impropriator of the tithes, and patron of the CHURCH (All Saints), a small building with a round tower, now only used as the burial place of the Kerslake family. The sinecure curacy, worth only £5 a year, is held by the Rev. E.W.B. Ley, who is non-resident. The inhabitants attend Syderstone church.

POST viâ Lynn. Docking is the nearest Money Order Office.

	Martin   Edward         farmer
	Martin   Mrs Susannah
	Martin   Thomas Eagle   farmer, The Hall

See also the Barmer parish page.

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March 2001