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Norfolk: Mattishall Burgh

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

[Transcription copyright Paddy Apling]

MATTISHALL BURGH, 1 mile N.E. of Mattishall, and 12 miles W. of Norwich, is a parish of scattered houses, containing 230 inhabitants, and 605 acres of land, divided into three farms, and lying in the manors of Whinburgh, Mattishall-Tuddenham, and Belhouse-Hall, but belonging chiefly to the Bishop of Ely, Mrs. Norton, and Mrs. Spark.

The Church is a rectory, valued in the King's Book at £3.15s.10d., and consolidated with Hockering. The tithes were commuted, in 1839, for for [sic] £200 per annum. The Church Land, 5A.2R.13A[sic]., is let for £9.

The Fuel Allotment, awarded at the enclosure, in 1811, consists of 17A.3R.15P., let for about £22 a year, which is distributed in coals. The poor have also £7.10s., from Mary Thornton's charity, as noticed with Mattishall, and £2.4s.4d. yearly from the charities of W. Mowting, Robt. Harlestone, and Mr. Barnham.

Directory:-

	Norton      Mrs. Patience
	Norton      Robert         beerhouse

	Chamberlain Thomas         farmer
	Cunningham  James          farmer
	Dunton      Stephen        farmer

See also the Mattishall Burgh parish page.

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Copyright Pat Newby.
July 1999