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Norfolk: Loddon

Dissenters, Church Alterations, and New Houses

These have been found by the Norfolk transcribers for FreeREG.

Dissenters in 1784

This was in the Loddon register of baptisms and burials 1778-1812.

Upon Inquiry made preceding the Primary Visitation of the Right Reverend Father in God Lewis Lord Bishop of Norwich holden at Beccles in the year 1784 there were found to be in the parish of Loddon Thirty one Dissenters. Namely. Six Quakers. and Twenty five Annabaptists. (Fourteen of the latter are Children.) The Number of Houses were abt one Hundred and Ten.

Castres Donne, Vicar of Loddon.

[Note: Annabaptists is spelled Annababtists].

Church Alterations

This was in the Loddon register of baptisms and burials 1778-1812.

New square bricks were laid down about the Font.

3 pews near Lady Williamson's monument were made out of two & the remains of the old screen were removed in my time. E.D.B.

New Houses 1716 and 1717

This was in the Loddon register of baptisms and burials 1713-1778, and marriages 1713-1751. There is more text written between the lines. It is mostly too faint to read, but mentions the asylum and the watermill.

Mem: A very handsome house was build 1716 by Mr Reuben Gilman Attorney at Law, standing not far from Loddon Ford, & [on] the right hand of the Road, as you go thro' Loddon to the said Ford. Que. which way in above is [?] going thro

Another was built by John Gardiner 1717, standing on the left hand of the aforesd Road & nearer to Loddon Ford, being a neat tho' a small house.

Que. which is the left hand going thro' Loddon.


See also the Loddon parish page.

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March 2008