[Transcription copyright © Richard Johns]
BURGH, or Burgh-next-Aylsham, is a village and parish, on the east side of the Bure, 2 miles S.E. of Aylsham, and contains 314 souls, and 789 acres of land, mostly belonging to J.H. Holley, Esq., the lord of the manor, who resides at Burgh Hall, a neat mansion, with a fine lawn, and is patron of the Church, (St. Mary,) which is a rectory, valued in the King's Book at £7. 17. 1d., and now enjoyed by the Rev. Edward Holley, B.A. The glebe is 12A., and the tithes have been commuted for £255 per annum.
From its name, and many coins, urns, &c., found here, Burgh is supposed to have been a Roman station.
Mrs. Holley supports a National School.
Holley Jas. Hunt, Esq. Hall Browne Robert miller Goodson Robert shoemaker Hudson Jane schoolmistress Medley Robert shoemaker and shopkeeper Postle Henry wheelwright Postle Robt. shopkeeper Postle Robert, jun. vict., Fighting Cocks Thorne Robert farmer Wright Chas. blacksmith and beer seller
See also the Burgh next Aylsham parish page.
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