HORNINGTOFT, a parish of scattered houses, 5 miles S. by E. of Fakenham, has 290 inhabitants, and 1,386A. 1R. 34P. of land, including 200A. of wood. Mrs Anne Talbot is lady of the manor, but part of the soil belongs to other proprietors.
The Church (St. Edmund,) was much injured by the fall of the steeple, in 1796; but was thoroughly repaired in the following year. The rectory, valued in the King's Book at £6. 17s. 8d., and in 1840, at £335, is consolidated with that of Whissonsett, in the gift of F.R. Reynolds, and incumbency of the Rev. E.C. Kemp. The glebe is 27A., and the parish land, 2A., on which are two cottages.
Hannent Jno. blacksmith Peace Thos. beer seller Raven Philip vict., Hurdle Winearls Mrs. Emily farmers. Applegate Thos. Drew Stephen Futter Geo. (to Mr. Elgar) Meck Wm. Reeve John Soley Samuel Vincent Thos. Vincent Samuel Wormer Benjamin
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