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Norfolk: Ditchingham

Hunt's Directory of East Norfolk with Part of Suffolk, 1850

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DITCHINGHAM, a village divided from Bungay - of which it may be considered a suburb - by the river Waveney, here spanned by a bridge, is 13 miles S.E. of Norwich, and possesses, besides some stately private residences, environed by exquisite scenery, an extensive Silk Mill, employing several hundred operatives, and a variety of farmhouses - seats of the lords of the soil - embosomed in trees. The parish comprises 2083 acres, 1 rd. 6 p., and contained in 1841, 1124 inhabitants; its present residents are:-

	Batchelder   Elizabeth        milliner
	Bedingfield  J.L. Esq.        The Hall
	Burcham      George           cabinet maker
	Cammell      Mrs. Lois
	Cornaby      John             painter, glazier, &c.
	Crick        William          manager of silk mill
	Cuddon       William          maltster
	Cuddon       W. and T.        brewers
	Cunningham   Robert           postman
	Dann         William          dyer
	Dowson       Mrs. Elizabeth
	Draper       William          earthenware dealer
	Dutt         William          coach builder
	Folkard      James            blacksmith
	Foreman      Henry            national school
	Foreman      Robert           cooper
	Garrold      William          baker
	Gibbs        Edward           'Duke of York'
	Goodwin      Samuel           wheelwright
	Green        Margaret         schoolmistress
	Grout and Co.                 silk manufacturers
	Gurney       John             grocery dealer
	Harris       Absalom          'Falcon'
	Hartcup      William, Esq.    The Lodge
	Johnson      David            hay salesman
	Kerridge     William          dyer
	King         Michael          wheelwright
	Knights      Daniel T.        grocery dealer
	Larke        -                ladies' school
	Margitson    Mrs. Sophia
	Morris       Isaac            carpenter
	Palmer       George           shoemaker
	Raven        Mark             hoopmaker
	Sadd         Samuel           beer retailer
	Scudamore    Rev. Wm. Edward,
	               M.A.           (rector)
	Skinner      James            butcher
	Skinner      John             grocery dealer
	Smith        Hannah           straw hat maker
	Smith        Robert           miller
	Smith        Thomas           grocery dealer
	Smith        William          blacksmith
	Tibnam       Samuel           shoemaker
	Underwood    John             beer retailer
	Utting       Mr. Thomas
	Ward         Benjamin         rope maker
	Welton       Hazrael          wheelwright


	Barrett      Samuel (and      Minns       James
	               dealer)        Minns       John
	Brock        Jeremiah         Skinner     James
	Browne       George           Skinner     Samuel
	Draper       John             Spalding    Thomas
	Hembling     John             Stanford    William
	Larkman      William

See also the Ditchingham parish page.

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April 2006