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Help and advice for Norfolk: Booton

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Norfolk: Booton

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

[Transcription copyright © Richard Johns]

BOOTON, a village and parish, 6 miles S.W. by W. of Aylsham, and 1½ miles E. by S. of Reepham, has 241 souls, and 1,011 acres of land, mostly the property of Hastings Elwin, Esq., the lord of the manor, and patron of the Church, (St. Michael,) which is a discharged rectory, valued in the King's Book at £7. 12s. 6d., and now enjoyed by the Rev. Caleb Elwin, of Melton Constable. The tithes have been commuted for £294. 10s. per annum. At the enclosure, in 1811, an allotment of 20A., was awarded to the poor, for fuel.

DIRECTORY:

         Alden    Jerh.            vict., King's Head
         Barrett  Robert           corn miller
         Bircham  Samuel, Esq.     Booton Hall
 
            farmers.
 
         Parsons  Henry, Robert,
                    and Benj.
         Postle   Henry
         Rodham   Richard
         Sewell   Richard Pescod
 

See also the Booton parish page.

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January 2000