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Norfolk: Choseley

William White's History, Gazetteer, and Directory of Norfolk 1883

CHOSELEY, an extra-parochial farm, 6 miles W. by S. of Burnham Market, is in Docking union, Fakenham county court district, Norwich bankruptcy district, Smithdon hundred, Smithdon and Brothercross petty sessional division, Docking polling district of West Norfolk, Heacham rural deanery and Norfolk archdeaconry.

It had 10 inhabitants in 1881, living on 650 acres, and has a rateable value of 724. It belongs to E. Neville-Rolfe, Esq., of Sedgeford, and is occupied by Merrick B. Bircham, Esq., of Fakenham. Its county rates and taxes are paid with Ringstead; but the inhabitants attend Titchwell church, for which privilege the rector has an acre of land here.

POST from Lynn.

	Bircham   Merrick Bircham   solicitor, at Fakenham
	Starling  Samuel            farm steward


"for 'Fakenham' and 'Norwich,' read 'King's Lynn' & 'and.'"

ie. for:
  Fakenham county court district, Norwich bankruptcy district,
  King's Lynn county court district and bankruptcy district,

See also the Choseley parish page.

Copyright Pat Newby.
July 2000