Norfolk: Chedgrave


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

[Transcription copyright © Mike Bristow]

CHEDGRAVE, on the north bank of the Thirn rivulet, is a northern suburb of Loddon, 9 miles S.E. of Norwich. Its parish has 348 souls, and 1,395 acres of land, mostly belonging to Sir W. B. Proctor, the lord of the manor, and patron of the CHURCH, (All Saints,) which has a fine Norman doorway, and a stained glass window.

The living is a discharged rectory, valued in K.B. at £5 6s. 8d., and in 1831 at £186, in the incumbency of the Rev. T. W. H. Beauchamp, with 6A. of glebe. The Rev. J. Gilbert has an estate and neat mansion here.


 Baldwin     Wm.              cooper
 Branch      Mr. Robt.
 Burton      Miss E.
 Copling     Wm.              plumber, glazier, &c.
 Cumby       Wm.              blacksmith
 Ellis       Mr. Clement
 Fairhead    John             cattle dealer
 Forder      Thos.            gardener
 Gilbert     Rev. John, sen.  Manor House
                and jun.
 Hoddy       Edgar            wheelwright
 Jones       Wm.              schoolr.
 Mallett     James            shoemaker
 Mills       Samuel           baker
 Spence      Robt.            gardener
 Watson      Jas.             vict., White Horse
 Wheelhouse  Joseph           grocer
 Whitlock    Jno.             yeoman
 Wickham     Robt.            shoemaker

See also the Chedgrave parish page.

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