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Norfolk: Cantley

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

[Transcription copyright © Pat Newby]

CANTLEY, near the river Yare and the Railway, 10 miles S.E. by E. of Norwich, has in its parish 210 souls, and 1810 acres of land, mostly the property of Wm. Alex. Gilbert, Esq., who has a pleasant residence here, and is lord of the manor, and patron of the Church, (St. Margaret,) which is a rectory, valued in the King's Book at £14, and now enjoyed by the Rev. Henry Robert Gilbert. The glebe is 40A., and the tithes have been commuted for £308 per annum. The Poor's Allotment, 17A. awarded at the enclosure, is let for £24.

Directory:-

	Dunt       William        tailor
	England    John           wherry owner
	Gwyn       Rev. R.M.      curate
	Gilbert    Wm. Alexander,
	             Esq.
	Reynolds   Amos           vict., Cock
	Stout      William        blacksmith  [see note below]
	Thurkettle William        blacksmith  [see note below]
	Smith      Mary           shopkeepers [sic]

	   farmers

	Atkins    Philip
	Burred    William
	Curtis    Richard
	High      William
	Sieley    William

Note: in the original this is:
     William Stout and William Thurkettle, blacksmiths
See also the Cantley parish page.

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April 2004