Norfolk: Denton


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

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DENTON is a village 16 miles S. of Norwich, and 4½ miles N.E. of Harleston. The parish comprises 2434 acres, and contained in 1841, 625 inhabitants; its present residents are:-

         Bouverie     Rev. William
                        Arundell, B.D.  rectory
         Browse       Charles           shoemaker
         Bryant       Sarah             school
         Buck         Mr. James
         Burgess      Edward            grocery dealer
         Button       William           miller
         Davis        Mr. James         (indp. minister)
         Delf         Daniel            blacksmith
         Delf         Thomas            'King's Head'
         Gibbs        Fanny             school
         Gibbs        S. and W.         shoemakers
         Middleton    Wm.               veterinary surgeon
         Pallant      William           tailor
         Sandby       Rev. George       Denton Lodge
         Simonds      Humphrey          grocery dealer
         Stiggles     James             grocery dealer
         Umphelby     Chas. Esq.        Denton House
         Bowler       Benjamin          Holland     William
         Butcher      John              Howes       John Rayner
         Chambers     William           Middleton   Charles
         Chittleburgh William           Middleton   John
         Corneby      Wales             Paine       John
         Felmingham   William           Whitton     Catharine
         Ferrall      James             Wolterton   Robert
         Hardingham   James             Wolterton   William
         Haywood      Charles

See also the Denton parish page.

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January 2007