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 JamesCARRIERS to Lynn, Betts, Wed. and Sat.; also, Carter, Thurs. and Monday.
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