Norfolk: Ditchingham


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

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DITCHINGHAM, a village divided from Bungay - of which it may be considered a suburb - by the river Waveney, here spanned by a bridge, is 13 miles S.E. of Norwich, and possesses, besides some stately private residences, environed by exquisite scenery, an extensive Silk Mill, employing several hundred operatives, and a variety of farmhouses - seats of the lords of the soil - embosomed in trees. The parish comprises 2083 acres, 1 rd. 6 p., and contained in 1841, 1124 inhabitants; its present residents are:-

         Batchelder   Elizabeth        milliner
         Bedingfield  J.L. Esq.        The Hall
         Burcham      George           cabinet maker
         Cammell      Mrs. Lois
         Cornaby      John             painter, glazier, &c.
         Crick        William          manager of silk mill
         Cuddon       William          maltster
         Cuddon       W. and T.        brewers
         Cunningham   Robert           postman
         Dann         William          dyer
         Dowson       Mrs. Elizabeth
         Draper       William          earthenware dealer
         Dutt         William          coach builder
         Folkard      James            blacksmith
         Foreman      Henry            national school
         Foreman      Robert           cooper
         Garrold      William          baker
         Gibbs        Edward           'Duke of York'
         Goodwin      Samuel           wheelwright
         Green        Margaret         schoolmistress
         Grout and Co.                 silk manufacturers
         Gurney       John             grocery dealer
         Harris       Absalom          'Falcon'
         Hartcup      William, Esq.    The Lodge
         Johnson      David            hay salesman
         Kerridge     William          dyer
         King         Michael          wheelwright
         Knights      Daniel T.        grocery dealer
         Larke        -                ladies' school
         Margitson    Mrs. Sophia
         Morris       Isaac            carpenter
         Palmer       George           shoemaker
         Raven        Mark             hoopmaker
         Sadd         Samuel           beer retailer
         Scudamore    Rev. Wm. Edward,
                        M.A.           (rector)
         Skinner      James            butcher
         Skinner      John             grocery dealer
         Smith        Hannah           straw hat maker
         Smith        Robert           miller
         Smith        Thomas           grocery dealer
         Smith        William          blacksmith
         Tibnam       Samuel           shoemaker
         Underwood    John             beer retailer
         Utting       Mr. Thomas
         Ward         Benjamin         rope maker
         Welton       Hazrael          wheelwright
         Barrett      Samuel (and      Minns       James
                        dealer)        Minns       John
         Brock        Jeremiah         Skinner     James
         Browne       George           Skinner     Samuel
         Draper       John             Spalding    Thomas
         Hembling     John             Stanford    William
         Larkman      William

See also the Ditchingham parish page.

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April 2006