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Norfolk: East Beckham

William White's History, Gazetteer, and Directory of Norfolk 1845

BECKHAM, (EAST) 4 miles E. by N. of Holt, has only 56 souls, and 735 acres of land. W.H. Windham, Esq., is owner of the soil, lord of the manor, and impropriator.

The Church (St. Helen,) has long been in ruins, finely mantled with ivy. The inhabitants use Aylmerton church, and the impropriator allows the rector of that parish a yearly modus of £20.

 	   farmers

	Bird    Geo., sen. and jun.
	Emery   Benj                (and carrier)
	Rounce  Margaret
	Skipper John

See also the East Beckham parish page.

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