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Norfolk: Crostwick

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

[Transcription copyright © Pat Newby]

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."


	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