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Norfolk: Eaton

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

This information about Eaton has been extracted from the Norwich section of the directory.

EATON, 2 miles S.W., is also in the vale of the Yare. The manor is about 1300 acres, and belongs to the Dean and Chapter, but the soil is let to a number of lessees, many of whom have handsome houses here. [Page 153].

EATON CHURCH, dedicated to St. Andrew the Apostle, stands also on the Yare, about 2 miles S.W. of the [ie Norwich] Market place, and is a long ancient fabric, covered with thatch, and having an embattled tower, with two bells. It is a vicarage, not in charge, valued, in 1831, at 87, and augmented, in 1732, with 200 given by the Earl of Thanet, and 200 of Queen Anne's Bounty. The Dean and Chapter are patrons, and the Rev. George Day, A.M., incumbent. [Page 118].

[Directory. Page 217]

Marked 1, are at Eaton; 2, Eaton Bower; 3, Eaton Grove; 4, Eaton Hall; 5, Eaton Villa; 6, Grove Farm; 7, Half-mile Lane; 8, Mile-end Lane; 9, Milehill; 10, Mount Pleasant; and 11, Unthank's road.

	10 Baldwin    James            gardener
	10 Barker     John             woollen draper
	 1 Barnes     Mrs Sarah
	11 Bedford    Mr.              Fernhill Cottage
	 9 Bensley    Robert           gentleman
	 8 Betts      John             draper, &c.
	10 Bradbury   Thomas           gold beater
	   Brewer     John Sherren     gent. Mile-end House
	   Brewer     Rev Ebzr. Cobham,
	                L.L.B.
	10 Buck       Zachariah        organist
	 8 Button     Mrs Mary
	 2 Crook      William, Esq.
	10 Day        Peter            solicitor
	 6 Dix        Wm. James        farmer
	 1 Ewing      Wm. Creasy, Esq.
	 1 Fish       Benjamin         shoemaker
	 1 Fish       Miles            shoemaker and vict. Two Brewers
	 1 Fodder     Martha           gardener
	11 Freeman    Chas. Robt.      grocer, &c.
	 7 Frost      William          farmer
	 1 George     Geo. Brown       farmer
	 1 George     Thomas Wm.       brewer
	 8 Goggs      Robt. Raven      gentleman
	 8 Gooch      Mrs Amelia
	10 Hansell    Henry, Esq.      solicitor
	11 Habberton  Wm.              draper
	 9 Harvey     James            gentleman
	 1 Hebron     Robt.            surveyor of taxes
	11 Howard     Robert           farmer
	10 Hull       Rev Wm.          incbt of St Gregory
	 1 Latten     Wm.              gardener
	10 Mackenzie  Robt.            pattern designer
	10 Mitchell   Mrs Ann
	   Morrison   Archibald, Esq.  Eaton Hall
	 1 Nixon      Robert           vict. Lamb
	 7 Owen       Rev John         curate of St Simon's
	11 Perfect    Samuel           parish clerk
	 1 Porter     Eliza            shopkeeper
	 1 Porter     John             vict. Red Lion
	 8 Pymar      John             woolstapler
	 9 Snelling   Joseph           farmer
	 1 Stannard   Charles          joiner, &c.
	   Willett    Edw. Esq.        mfr. Eaton Grove
	   Wrench     Daniel           yeoman
	 1 Warner     James            blacksmith
	 2 Woolterton James            cabinet maker

See also the Eaton parish page.

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January 2003