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Norfolk: Brockdish

Hunt's Directory of East Norfolk with Part of Suffolk 1850

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BROCKDISH is a village 22 miles S. of Norwich, 2½ miles W.S.W. of Harleston, and 5 miles east of Diss. The parish comprises 1054 acres, and contained in 1841, 466 inhabitants; its present residents are:-

	Aldous    John        blacksmith
	Austin    Thomas      butcher
	Booty     William     tailor
	Barkway   Charles     fellmonger and beer retailer
	Burt      Thomas      grocer and draper
	Brooks    Robert      carpenter
	Cooke     Amos        shoemaker
	Evans     James       shoemaker
	Girling   Anthony     'King's Head'
	Hart      George      tailor
	Jackson   John        grocer
	Larner    John        grocer and draper
	Kemp      Charles     bricklayer
	Norman    Robert      'Greyhound'
	Smith     Charles     saddler
	Taylor    William     saddler
	Walne     Thomas      parish clerk

	   Farmers.

	Brigham   Maria
	Brigham   Thomas
	Coleman   Charles
	Mullenger -
	Soames    Isaiah
	Vyse      John
	Warne     -

See also the Brockdish parish page.

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