Open a form to report problems or contribute information

 
1 Introduction 2 Message details 3 Upload file 4 Submitted
Page 1 of 4

Help and advice for Norfolk: Hargham

If you have found a problem on this page then please report it on the following form. We will then do our best to fix it. If you are wanting advice then the best place to ask is on the area's specific email lists. All the information that we have is in the web pages, so please do not ask us to supply something that is not there. We are not able to offer a research service.

If you wish to report a problem, or contribute information, then do use the following form to tell us about it. We have a number of people each maintaining different sections of the web site, so it is important to submit information via a link on the relevant page otherwise it is likely to go to the wrong person and may not be acted upon.

Norfolk: Hargham

William White's History, Gazetteer, and Directory of Norfolk 1864

[Transcription copyright © Pat Newby]

HARGHAM parish, 3 miles S.S.W. of Attleborough, has only 88 inhabitants, and 1080 acres of land, all the property of Sir Thomas Branthwayt Beevor, Bart., who succeeded his father, the 2nd baronet, in 1820. He usually resides at Yarmouth, and lets the Hall, an ancient mansion with pleasant grounds, to Zachariah Simpson, Esq., of Diss, who occupies it as a shooting box.

The Church (All Saints) has long been dilapidated, and only a small part of it is now used for divine service. Its detached and ivy-clad tower has a picturesque appearance. The rectory, valued in the King's Book at £4. 4s. 2d. is consolidated with Wilby.

The chief residents are -

         Gayford  Ann       farmer
         Spencer  Sanders   farmer
         Stacey   John      toll collector
 

POST from Attleborough.


See also the Hargham parish page.

These pages are for personal use only. They may not be copied, and the links within them may not be harvested for use on your own web pages. Please see the Copyright Notice.

Copyright © Pat Newby.
December 2015