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Norfolk: Gressenhall

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

[Transcription copyright © Pat Newby]

GRESSENHALL, a village 18 miles W. by N. of Norwich, and 3 miles N.W. of East Dereham. The parish comprises 2586 acres, and contained in 1841, 957 inhabitants; its present residents are:-

	Alpe      Mrs. Ann
	Ayton     Robert          National school
	Barnes    Thomas          blacksmith
	Bradfield Robert          Workhouse school
	Christmas Elizabeth       beer retailer
	Clarke    Robert          wheelwright
	Crown     Martin          blacksmith
	Dodman    Hannah          'White Swan'
	Dodman    John            wheelwright
	Frost     Samuel          bricklayer
	Golding   James           shoemaker
	Hannent   John            miller
	Hewitt    John            'Three Horse Shoes'
	Hill      John David
	            Hay, Esq.
	Hill      Rev. Dennis
	Holman    Charles         grocery dealer
	Howard    William         cattle dealer
	Kerrison  George          tailor
	Lemon     James           shoemaker
	Pease     David           'Royal Oak'
	Peck      Robert          farrier
	Riches    John            shoemaker
	Spragg    William         carpenter
	Spurgeon  Astley Cooper,
	            Esq.
	Studd     George          grocery dealer
	Twigg     Thomas          carpenter
	Tye       Benjamin        grocer and draper
	Tye       Robert          'Chequers' (and cooper)
	Wade      Robert          master of Union Workhouse

	                   Farmers.

	Alpe      William         Holman    George
	Brown     Sarah           Nicholson James
	Brown     George          Pearse    Samuel
	Hastings  John            Rosher    John
	Hill      Hannah          Whenter   Ambrose
	Hill      Joseph          White     James
CARRIERS to Lynn, Betts, Wed. and Sat.; also, Carter, Thurs. and Monday.
Norwich, Betts, Tues. and Friday; also Carter, Tuesday and Fri.


See also the Gressenhall parish page.

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October 2006