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Norfolk: Crostwick

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

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CROSTWICK, 4½ miles N.N.E. of Norwich, has in its parish 147 souls, and about 700A. of land, mostly belonging to J. Longe and J. Stracey, Esqrs. Here is a common of 30A.

The Church (St. Peter,) is a discharged rectory, valued in the King's Book at £2. 17s. 6d., and in 1831 at £66. It has 4½A. of glebe, and is in the patronage of the Bishop of Norwich, and incumbency of the Rev. John Humfrey, A.M., of Wroxham.

The poor have 30s. a year, as the rent of an acre of "town land."

Directory:-

	Bowen     Thos.           farmer and wheelwright
	Brooks    James Robinson  farmer
	Money     John            carpenter
	Pearce    Frederick       farmer
	Woodhouse Wm.             shopkeeper and vict. White Horse

See also the Crostwick parish page.

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September 2004