Norfolk: Mintlyn


Kelly's Directory of Norfolk 1896

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MINTLYN is a decayed parish, 2½ miles east-by-south from Lynn, in the North Western division of the county, Freebridge Lynn hundred, petty sessional division and union and Lynn county court district.

The ancient church of St. Michael is now in ruins, and the inhabitants attend Gaywood church.

Thomas Edward Bagge esq. of Gaywood Hall, is lord of the manor and sole landowner. The soil is gravel and sandy. The chief crops are wheat and barley, with a portion of meadow. The area is 1,114 acres; rateable value, £888; the population in 1891 was 33.

Letters through Lynn, the nearest money order & telegraph office, arrive at 7.30 a.m. & 2.30 p.m.

The children of this place attend the school at Gaywood.

         Boam     Joseph Limited  (of Leicester), sand merchants
         Benson   William         (the exors. of), farmers
         Warnes   William         farmer
         Webster  William         head gamekeeper to
                                    Thomas Edward Bagge esq

See also the Mintlyn parish page.

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December 2008