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Norfolk: Hanworth

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

HANWORTH, a parish of scattered houses, 5 miles N. of Aylsham, contains 293 inhabitants, and 1165 acres of land, belonging to Lord Suffield, and the Executors of the late Philip Wynell Mayow (sic), Esq., the former of whom is lord of the manor and patron of the church, and the latter own HANWORTH HALL, a handsome modern mansion of brick, standing pleasantly in a verdant and finely wood-park (sic), broken into bold undulations, and laid out with much taste. Mr. Mayhow died in December, 1844, and the hall is about to be sold.

The CHURCH (St. Bartholomew,) is a vicarage, valued in the King's Book at 5. 1s. 8d., and consolidated with Gunton rectory. Hanworth tithes were commuted in 1839, for the yearly rents of 197 to the impropriator, (Lord Suffield;) 91 to the vicar; and 2 to the rector of Aldby.

DIRECTORY:-

	Durrell   Joseph         post office
	Chapman   Jas.           wheelwright
	Chapman   John           blacksmith
	Heath     Rev. Charles   rector
	Howes     Henry          bricklayer
	Ives      George         blacksmith
	Lambert   Richd.         shoemaker

	   farmers.

	Bacon     Saml
	Cooper    Benj.
	Helsdon   John
	Hicks     John
	Press     Robt.
	Suffling  Mary

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Copyright Pat Newby.
April 2001