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Norfolk: Stanfield

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

STANFIELD, on the Fakenham road, 5 miles N.W. by N. of East Dereham, has in its parish 259 souls, and 926A. 3R. 12P. of land, belonging to the Rev. Robt. Hankinson, and a few smaller owners.

The Church, (St. Margaret,) is a discharged rectory, valued in the King's Book at 6. 14s. 2d., and in 1831, at 245. It is in the patronage and incumbency of the Rev. James Royle, who built the present commodious Rectory House. The glebe is about 20A.

The Fuel Allotment, awarded about 1819, is 8A., on which the poor cut turf and let the herbage for 5. A cottage belonging to the parish, is occupied by a pauper.

Directory:

	Bush    Daniel       vict., Maid's Head
	Cooper  Thos. John   miller
	Davey   Wm.          landowner
	Large   Thos.        farmer
	Royle   Rev. Jas.    Rectory
	Sutton  Thos.        seed merchant

See also the Stanfield parish page.

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Copyright Pat Newby.
March 2002