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Norfolk: Crostwight

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

[Transcription copyright © Helen Neave]

CROSTWIGHT parish, 4 miles E. of North Walsham, has only 69 souls, and 777 acres of land, mostly the property of Martin James Shepheard, Esq., of the [sic] North Walsham and Crostwight Hall, a large old mansion, near the ruin of the ancient manor house, which was a seat of the Walpoles. Mr. Shepheard is lord of the manor, and patron of the Church (All Saints,) which is a rectory, valued in the King's Book at £5. 6s. 8d., and enjoyed by the Rev. Henry Atkinson. The glebe is 10½A., and the tithes were commuted in 1838 for £153 per annum. The poor's land is let for 20s. a year.

	Love    John    farm steward, Hall
	Salmon  Wm.     farmer

See also the Crostwight parish page.

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