Norfolk: Brockdish


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

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BROCKDISH is a village 22 miles S. of Norwich, 2½ miles W.S.W. of Harleston, and 5 miles east of Diss. The parish comprises 1054 acres, and contained in 1841, 466 inhabitants; its present residents are:-

         Aldous    John        blacksmith
         Austin    Thomas      butcher
         Booty     William     tailor
         Barkway   Charles     fellmonger and beer retailer
         Burt      Thomas      grocer and draper
         Brooks    Robert      carpenter
         Cooke     Amos        shoemaker
         Evans     James       shoemaker
         Girling   Anthony     'King's Head'
         Hart      George      tailor
         Jackson   John        grocer
         Larner    John        grocer and draper
         Kemp      Charles     bricklayer
         Norman    Robert      'Greyhound'
         Smith     Charles     saddler
         Taylor    William     saddler
         Walne     Thomas      parish clerk
         Brigham   Maria
         Brigham   Thomas
         Coleman   Charles
         Mullenger -
         Soames    Isaiah
         Vyse      John
         Warne     -

See also the Brockdish parish page.

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