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Norfolk: Kirstead - 1817 - Land Survey

In 1817 a Survey of the Land in the Parish of Kirstead including field names and acreages together with the Owners and Occupiers was carried out.

This information comes from a Norfolk Record Office document [with the reference PD 300/26]. On the outside it says that the numbers in column 1 of the table below refer to a separate map of Kirstead.

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Owners & Occupiers 1817  


[Transcription copyright © Mike Bristow]

The book has the following for each Owner but only the first entry has been transcribed in full.

No Field Names Arable Pasture
  Brooke Town (Owner)    
140 Ten Acres 11.3.38  
141 Four Acres 5.0.33  
142 The Grove   12.1.2
143 Six Acres 7.0.35  
144 Seven Acres 6.3.38  
145 Nine Acres 7.1.22  
219 Allotment 2.2.23  

  Rowe Occupier 41.2.29 12.1.2
  Elmer James (Owner)   
163 Little Houghtons   
  Charles Kerrison Occupier   

From the full entries have been extracted just the following information in the table below.

No Owners Occupiers
  Brooke Town Rowe
163/6/195 Elmer James Charles Kerrison
  Folkard John and James Wright and Redgarve
165/208 Bethel (Hospital) Governors of Butcher
  Clark James James Clarke & others
  Catchpole Catchpole
  90pt/95 Holmes William William Reeder
  Kirstead Town John Underwood (Junr)
    1 Kett George Samuel Esqr G.S.Kett Esqr
  Kett George Samuel Esqr William Newton
  15 Kett Thomas Mrs Johnson
  84 to 88 Kett Thomas Charles Utting
  21a Kett Thomas Robert Batchelder
  Kirstead Glebe Robert Corby
  40 Kirstead Glebe Mrs Johnson
  Kirstead Glebe Rt B Whall
  82 Kirstead Glebe Charles Utting
  Kirstead Glebe Charles Kerrison
  Kirstead Glebe William Reeder
  65 Charles Kerrison Charles Kerrison
  Charles Kerrison Smith and Stimpson
  Charles Kerrison ---
194 Cottage Shop Charles Kerrison Seagon and Denny
  Charles Kerrison Robert Blowfield
167 Charles Matthias Esqr
Public House & Meadow
John Davey
  Muffett Benjamin William Clarke
  Lovick John Payne and Smith
127 Millard W.S and P Thomas Harvey
  Bence Revd Bence
  Millard Revd C. F. Thomas Harvey
120 Drake Revd W. F. Thomas Harvey
  56 Reeder Moses Reeder Moses
111 Dale John Dade
212 Suckling William Maurice Esqr Last Dring
  Smith James James Smith
  Chapman Richard C. J. Charles Kerrison
  Tibbenham John John Tibbenham, Minns Riches and Gowing
  Tibbenham John Stackwood and Riches
  Underwood John Underwood John
36 Whall Robert Bound Robert Corby
42 Whall Robert Bound Berry and Tibbenham
231 Garden - Whall Robert Bound (Underwood) Occupr
  43 Whall Robert Bound R. B. Whall
220 Surveyors of the Highways Allotment ----

What now follows is most of the lands and premises being occupied but fields with names such as "Four Acres" or "Ten Acres" have not been transcribed. On the original are additional columns which say whether the fields are arable or pasture and these also have not been transcribed.

No Field/Premises Description Owners
163 Little Houghtons & Great Houghtons Elmer
195 Blacksmiths Meadow Elmer
121 Pt Grove Close Bence Revd
138 Skooty Five Acres Bence Revd
122 Skooty Close Bence Revd
165 Bethel Hill Bethel
208 Nen Close Bethel
{ 90 Finnigate Piece Holmes
{ 95 Barnhams Holmes
    1 Part of Brooke Park Kett George Samuel
{ 15 Phillips Pightle Kett George Samuel
{ 16 Minutes Yards Kett George Samuel
{ 17 Bush Yards Kett George Samuel
{ 20 Clamp Close Kett George Samuel
{ 28 Bullockshed Close Kett George Samuel
{ 29 Lower Stonehills Kett George Samuel
{ 84 First Waters Pightle Thomas Kett
{ 86 Little Brookes Croft Thomas Kett
{ 87 Great Brookes Croft Thomas Kett
{ 88 Langhall Field Thomas Kett
  21a Northgate Meadow Thomas Kett
  40 Craneys Kirstead Glebe
{ 82 Further Waters's Pightle Kirstead Glebe
{ 83 First Waters's Pightle Kirstead Glebe
{ 65 Crabb's Marsh Charles Kerrison
{ 103 Overtons Close Charles Kerrison
{ 108 Hogs Cole Charles Kerrison
{ 109 Buck Stubble Charles Kerrison
{ 137 Great Littletons Charles Kerrison
{ 138 Small Littletons Charles Kerrison
{ 146 Terriers Charles Kerrison
{ 154 Garlands Charles Kerrison
{ 156 Millars Charles Kerrison
{ 157 Cats Eggs Charles Kerrison
{ 127 Loak Six Acres Millard
{ 132 Hempland Millard
{ 136 Leaders Yards Millard
120 Thurston's Two Acres Drake
  56 Hempland Reeder
111 Upper Beck Dale
{ 212 Second Millhill Suckling
{ 213 Great Millhill Suckling
{ 214 Further Millhill Suckling
{ 71 Quirks Underwood
{ 79 Darnicks Meadow Underwood
{ 70 Darnicks Underwood
{ 43 Kings Close Whall
{ 172 Alehouse Close Whall
{ 174 Whitethorn Close Whall
{ 177 Barnes's Close Whall
{ 178 Kirstead Yards Whall
{ 179 Jowlands Whall
{ 181 Stackyard Close Whall
{ 182 The Spurn Whall

The book then lists the following table
Page / Occupiers / Proprietors / Arable / Pasture / Total


[End of Document]

See also the Kirstead parish page.

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Copyright © Mike Bristow.
February 2010