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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.


	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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July 1999