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Norfolk: Hunworth

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

[Transcription copyright © Pat Newby]

HUNWORTH, in the vale of the Glaven, 2½ miles S.S.W. of Holt, has in its parish 234 souls, and 804 acres of land, belonging to the Dowager Lady Suffield, the lady of the manor, and patroness of the Church (St. Lawrence,) which is a rectory, valued in the King's Book at £4, and consolidated with Stody, in the incumbency of the Rev. J. W. Flavell, who has here 6A. of glebe, and a yearly rent of £152. 10s., awarded in 1841, in lieu of tithes.

Here is a Primitive Methodist Chapel.

For schooling poor children of Hunworth and Stody, Wm. Symonds, in 1688, left a yearly rent-charge of £6.

Directory:-

	Curtis         David        baker
	Funnell        Edward       shoemaker
	Funnell        Martha       schoolmistress
	Funnell        Richard W.   shopkeeper
	Peck           Thomas       smith and wheelwright
	Rudd           Wm.          brewer and maltster
	Spencer        James        saddler and tanner
	Welton         John         vict., Bell
	Welton         Howard       gamekeeper

	   farmers.

	Bassingthwaite Jas. and Wm.
	Bidwell        Samuel
	Burton         Jas.
	Moore          Jas.

See also the Hunworth parish page.

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Copyright © Pat Newby.
January 2001