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Norfolk: Southwood

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

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SOUTHWOOD, 11 miles E.S.E. of Norwich, has in its parish only 52 souls, and 471A. of land, mostly belonging to R.H.V. Walpole, and R. Nevill, Esqrs., the lords of the manor.

The Church (St. Edmund,) is a discharged rectory, valued in 1831 at £170, with the vicarage of Limpenhoe annexed to it, in the patronage of J.F. Leathes, Esq., and incumbency of the Rev. J.M. Johnson, of Scoulton. The glebe here is 7A., and the tithes have been commuted for £145 per annum.

In 1801, Richd. Walpole, Esq., as lord of the manor, enclosed 4A. of common land, and charged it with the yearly payment of £4 for the poor.

Directory:-

	Maddison   Mrs Elizabeth
	Tuthill    John            gent.
	Warnes     Benjamin        parish clerk
	Warnes     Samuel          farmer

See also the Southwood parish page.

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July 2000