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Norfolk: Colney

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

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COLNEY, on the river Yare, 3 miles W. of Norwich, has in its parish 110 souls, and 917A. of land, belonging to Joseph Scott, Esq., of Colney Hall, a large modern mansion, on a commanding eminence. Mr. Scott purchased the manor and estate, in 1834, of J. Postle, Esq., and is patron of the Church (St. Andrew,) which has a round tower and two bells. The rectory, valued in the King's Book at £6. 13s. 4d., is enjoyed by the Rev. Edward Postle, and the tithes were commuted, in 1840, for £219 per ann.


	Cotterill  Rev. George    curate, (and incumbent of Earlham)
	Harvey     John           blacksmith and machine maker
	Hutchinson Wm.            toll collector
	Ladbrooke  J.             (Executors of) farmer
	Liddelow   John           farmer
	Scott      Joseph, Esq.   Hall

See also the Colney parish page.

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December 2007