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Norfolk: Great Witchingham

Hunt's Directory of East Norfolk with Part of Suffolk, 1850

[Transcription copyright © Pat Newby]

WITCHINGHAM (GREAT)-cum-LENWADE, a village 10 miles N.W. of Norwich, and 3½ miles S. of Reepham. The parish comprises an area of 2153 acres, and the population, in 1841, was 624. Post-Office at Benjamin Howlett's. Letters delivered at 10 a.m. and despatched to Norwich and all parts, via Reepham, at 3.35 p.m.

	Barrett    Robert             miller
	Boyce      Barrington         blacksmith
	Breese     Matthew            saddler
	Brigham    Elizabeth          baker
	Brigham    Henry              grocery dealer
	Dunt       John               builder
	Dutt       Henry              miller
	Elliott    John               tailor
	Elliott    Thomas             carrier
	Filby      Hannah             milliner
	Howard     Rev. William
	Howlett    Benjamin           shoemaker & grocery dealer
	Hubbard    Richard            thatcher
	Large      John               butcher
	Leeds      Mrs. Mary
	Osborn     Fanny              National school
	Palmer     George             grocery dealer and blacksmith
	Siggens    Benjamin           grocery dealer
	Spooner    Robert             tailor
	Thomas     Thomas             bricklayer
	Tompson    Charles Kett &
	             Henry K. Esqrs.  Witchingham Hall
	Thurling   James              'Bridge Inn'
	Verdon     John               auctioneer, agent to the
	                                Norwich Equitable fire office
	Waters     Robert             wheelwright & gig maker
	Williamson John               beer retailer

	   Farmers.

	Dann       John
	Ebbetts    John
	Knights    Henry
	Leeds      Stephen
	Plane      William
CARRIER to Norwich, Elliott, Mon. Tues. Fri. & Sat. 7 morn.; several other carriers pass through, on their route to Norwich, Fakenham, &c. &c. three times a week.


See also the Great Witchingham parish page.

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August 2007