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BAWDESWELL is a village 14 miles N.W. of Norwich, and 4 miles W. by S. of Reepham. The parish comprises an area of 1163 acres, and the population in 1841 was 582. Post Office at Aquila Cannell's. Letters delivered at 8 a.m. and despatched to Norwich and all parts, via East Dereham, at 3,30 p.m.
Barrett William beer retailer Barker Thomas grocer Bear John saddler Breese William baker Bush John 'Bell Inn' Cannell Aquila William saddler Catton Maria grocer and draper Clark Henry shoemaker Comer John blacksmith Dewing Sarah schoolmistress Elsden Benjamin shoemaker Elvin William miller Gibbs Rev. William P. B.A. Johnson James shoemaker Leeds Robert, Esq. Lloyd Misses Eliza and Letitia the Hall Meale Palmer tailor Millett Burcham tailor Overton Elizabeth straw hat and dressmaker Pearse Robert butcher Ramm John shoemaker Sizeland Charles 'Ram Inn' Smith Charles national school Stonex Mrs. Elizabeth Street William grocer and draper, agent for the Equitable Fire Insurance Co. Sussens Jph. painter, glaizer [sic], &c. Utting Rt. 'Crown,' & wheelwright Whitesides William grocer & baker Farmers. Allen George Johnson Elijah Allen John Parke John Bidewell William Pearse Robert (and butcher) Bowman James Purdy John Custance James Tann Benjamin Haylett Stephen Tann James
CARRIERS to Norwich, Fakenham, Wells, &c. pass through four times a week.
See also the Bawdeswell parish page.
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