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Norfolk: Bodham

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

[Transcription copyright © Mike Bristow]

BODHAM, near the source of the small river Glaven, 3 miles E. of Holt, has in its parish 292 souls, and 1506 acres. J. T. Mott, Esq., owns most of the soil, and is lord of the manor and patron of the Church, (All Saints,) which is a discharged rectory, valued in K. B. at £9, and now enjoyed by the Rev. J. A. Partridge, M.A.

The poor have 20s. a year, left by Thos. Franke, in 1669, out of Bodham heath, which was enclosed in 1808.


Dagless      Thos.        machine maker, smith, and founder
Fisher       Wm           shoemaker
Jary         Cphr.        shoemaker
Grand        John         vict., Red Hart
Overton      Richd.       butcher
Bird         Rd.          butcher


Bird         George, Saml.
               and Rd.
Emery        Henry        (owner)
Franklend    Hy.          (owner)
Scarf        Thos. 
Seeley       Wm. Geo.
Wegg         Frost
Youngman     John 

See also the Bodham parish page.

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Copyright © Mike Bristow.
October 2001