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Norfolk: Tattersett

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

TATTERSETT, or GATESEND parish, on the banks of the Tat rivulet 6 miles W. of Fakenham, has 160 inhabitants, and 1,757 acres of land, belonging to Sir Chas. Chad, Bart., who occasionally resides here at Pinkney Hall, an ancient mansion, formerly a seat of the Drurys, but his chief seat is Thursford Hall. He is lord of the manor, and patron of the rectory, valued in the King's Book at 6 6s. 8d., and in 1831 at 685, with that of Tatterford annexed to it, in the incumbency of the Hon. and Rev. A. A. Turnour. The Church (All Saints,) is a small fabric with a tower.

The poor have two cottages left by Diana Drury, and repaired by Sir Chas. Chad. They have 2 12s. a year, left by John Tinkler in 1713; and the interest of 50 left by Samuel Nutt, in 1762.

DIRECTORY:-

	Bridges    John        blacksmith
	Ellison    John        shopkeeper
	Phillippo  Chas.       beer seller
	Waller     Henry       wheelwright

	   farmers

	Brown      Wm.
	Frohawk    Nicholas
	Green      Dunham
	Withers    Robt.

See also the Tattersett parish page.

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June 2001