Norfolk: Little Dunham


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

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DUNHAM (LITTLE), a village having a railway station, 25 miles W. of Norwich, and 5 miles N.E. of Swaffham. The parish comprises an area of 1837 acres, and the population in 1841 was 298. Post-Office at James Codman's. Letters delivered at 7 a.m., and despatched to Norwich and all parts, via Swaffham, at 6 p.m.

         Amos         Benjamin         butcher
         Bird         Francis          shoemaker
         Buck         Thos.            clerk to Col. Oakes
         Chamberlayne John             blacksmith
         Hey          Joseph           carpenter
         Hey          William          carpenter
         Jackson      Mr. John
         Large        William          farmer
         Morley       John             'Crown'
         Nelson       Rev. John, B.A.  (curate)
         Oakes        Lieut-Colonel    Lodge
         Pilgrim      Edward           schoolmaster
         Spence       Alfred           coal & spirit mercht.
         Tash         Robert           'Swan' (and carpenter)
         Thompson     James            baker
         Wright       Sarah            grocery dealer

POST CART, to and from Litcham and Swaffham daily.

See also the Little Dunham parish page.

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February 2009