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Norfolk: Breckles

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

[Transcription copyright © Mike Bristow]

BRECKLES, or Breccles, a small village and parish, 5 miles S. by E. of Watton, has 160 souls, and 1506 acres of land, belonging to Edw. Kerrison, Esq., son of Sir E. Kerrison, Bart., the lord of the manor and patron of the Church, (St. Margaret,) which is a discharged vicarage, valued in K.B. at £7. 7s. 11d., and in 1831, at £41. From 1767 to 1824 it was augmented with £1000 of Q.A.B. The Rev. Robert Ward is the incumbent.

In 1806, John Stubbings died here, in his 108th year.

The Farmers are

Beart    Robt.
Howes    Eliz.
West     John
Matlas   Elizabeth   vict., Gate

See also the Breckles parish page.

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July 1999