Norfolk: Horsham St Faith with Newton St Faith
Hunt's Directory of East Norfolk with Part of Suffolk, 1850
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HORSHAM ST. FAITH, and NEWTON ST. FAITH, two villages forming one parish, commonly called St. Faith's, are situated on the main road between Norwich and Aylsham, distant about 5 miles N.W. of the former, and 7 S. of the latter. Horsham, the largest village of the two, is pleasantly seated above a small stream, and is much celebrated for its large annual fair, commencing October 12th, and continuing 3 weeks, to which vast numbers of cattle, from the surrounding country and from Scotland, are sent for sale. The parish comprises an area of about 2500 acres, and the population in 1841 was 1307. Post Office, at James Rice's. Letters delivered 7 a.m. and despatched to Norwich and all parts at 6.30 p.m.
Barker Edmund veterinary surgeon Baxter Mr. Robert Blyth John shoemaker Bridger William gardener Bullard Robert butcher Burdett William gardener Carman Mr. Samuel Carman Philip L. superintendent registrar Carman Samuel J.S. grocery dealer and blacksmith, and agent to the Norwich Union fire & life office Eglington Elijah gardener Eglington Richard miller & baker Ewing Stephen miller and grocer Forster William bricklayer Goodchild Jas. governor of workhouse Griffin Joseph shoemaker Harper Eliza grocery dealer Kerry Henry tailor Larwood Jeremiah 'King's Head' Lovick Samuel grocery dealer Nalder Charles tailor Newton Robert shoemaker Newton William 'Crown' Nunn Simon beer retailer Pearce John blacksmith Pleasants Thomas grocery dealer & shoemaker Pointer George baker Pointer Edmund 'Crown' Priestley Wm. Stanton surgeon Reynolds Jas. corn & coal merchant Rice Jas. 'Black Swan' & butcher Richards Robert relieving officer, registrar of births and deaths Scarnett John wheelwright (and registrar of marriages) Snelling William 'Cross Keys' Watson Mary Ann milliner, &c. Webb Benjamin grocery dealer and basket maker Wright Elizabeth grocery dealer Youngs Peter saddler, &c. Farmers. Baxter Robert Reynolds Elizabeth Carman Philip L. Reynolds James Cook James Reynolds Joshua Cope James Turner Edward Lovick John West John, sen. Abbey Reynolds Edward West John, jun. West Farm
COACHES & CARRIERS. The Aylsham, Cromer, Holt and Norwich coaches and carriers pass through daily (except Sunday); also the Cromer and Norwich post cart daily.
See also the Horsham St Faith with Newton St Faith parish page.
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