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Norfolk: Buxton

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

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BUXTON is a village 10 miles N. of Norwich, and 4 miles S.E. of Aylsham. The parish comprises an area of 1274 acres, and the population in 1841 was 713. Post-Office at Robert Pilgrim's. Letters delivered at 9 a.m. and despatched to Norwich, and all parts, via Aylsham, at 5 p.m.

	Allen       Mr. Thomas
	Barton      James             shoemaker
	Bloom       William           shoemaker
	Butterworth Mr. John
	Cook        Edward            hawker
	Cooke and
	  Gambling                    millers and merchants
	Dunning     John              blacksmith
	Earl        Andrew Hodge      'Crown'
	Fox         Robert            baker
	Gambling    John, jun.        miller
	Hardiment   Robert            butcher
	Hawes       Richard           saddler
	Jarvis      Rev. George, B.D. (curate)
	Lane        Mr. Thomas
	Leverage    Richard           school
	Mack        Rt. D.            bricklayer & coal dlr.
	Overed      William           veterinary surgeon
	Parker      Samuel            grocery dealer
	Passon      Benjamin          farmer
	Pilgrim     Robert            tailor and draper
	Rayson      George            joiner, wheelwright and pump maker
	Russell     Jas. Edward       watchmaker
	Smith       Alfred            butcher
	Smith       John              grocery dealer and shoemaker
	Watts       Thomas            'Black Lion' (and bricklayer)
	Wiggett     Mary Ann          grocer and draper
	Wright      John, Esq.        Dudwick House
	Wright      John, jun. Esq.

CARRIER to Norwich, Stibbons, Wed. & Sat. at 8 morn. Others also pass through three times a week.

See also the Buxton parish page.

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May 2015