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

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PULHAM ST. MARY MAGDALEN is a populous village near the main road, between Scole and Norwich, 4½ miles N.W. of Harleston, 15 miles S. of Norwich, and about a mile from the Tivetshall Station of the Eastern Union Railway. Many of the houses are scattered about on fine healthy sites, and the surrounding scenery is picturesque and diversified. Pulham once had its weekly markets, and its manufactures of hats, coverlets, and dornicks, but these have long been obsolete, and the only manufacture carried on now is that of gloves. A cattle FAIR is annually held on the third Thursday in May. The parish comprises an area of 2956 acres, and the population in 1841 was 1155. Post-Office, at Elizabeth Palmer's. Letters delivered at 9.30 a.m. and despatched to Norwich and all parts, via Harleston, at 4.30 p.m.

         Aldrich    John             grocer and draper         Allen      Richard          joiner         Banham     Ezekiel          shoemaker         Bond       Rev. Richard     (curate)         Brown      Robert           'Falcon'         Bullen     Joseph           organ builder         Churchyard Sidney           grocer & draper         Cocks      John             'Crown' (and painter, glazier, &c.)         Cole       Miss Maria         Dade       William          blacksmith         Dodd       David            'Queen's Head'         Drake      Captain Edward         Drake      the Misses         Dunn       Matthew          painter, glazier, &c.         Field      William          miller         Goff       William          tailor and draper         Goldspink  Waters           butcher         Howlett    Edward           joiner         Howlett    Joseph           machine maker         King       William          blacksmith         King       Wm. Hy.          veterinary surgeon         Mainey     Thos.            master of workhouse         Myhill     William George   baker         Neave      James            cattle dealer         Neave      William          machine maker         Osborne    William          saddler         Palmer     Elizabeth        straw hat maker         Palmer     John             wheelwright         Parkerson  Miss Charlotte         Poppy      Mrs. Mary         Rayson     George           law clerk         Rayson     John             miller         Rayson     Robert           blacksmith         Reeve      Thomas           bricklayer         Riches     John             glover         Rudling    John             cooper         Rush       John             school         Self       Mrs. Sarah         Took       Thomas           grocery dealer         Wade       Robert           butcher         Waller     Mr. Joshua         Warne      Benjamin         shoemaker         Warne      Ebenezer         grocer and draper         Warne      Frederick        tailor         Warne      John             carrier         Webb       James            shoemaker                             Farmers.          Barnes     Samuel           Kerrison  Henry         Baxter     James            Kerrison  Samuel         Bowles     William          Kerrison  Samuel, jun.         Bullock    Robert           Kersey    Henry         Bunn       William          King      George         Chaney     John             Knights   George         Elmar      James            Leggett   Laverock         Folkard    James            Moore     James         Goldsmith  James            Nurse     William         Gooch      Thomas           Poppy     George         Harden     Jacob            Read      John         Harden     Jacob, jun.      Salter    William         Harris     Charles          Stanley   John         Kent       James            Stanley   John, jun. 

CARRIERS, &c. - To Harleston, Jackson, Wed. and Sat. 8 eveng.; also, Prime's "bus" same days, 7 eveng. To Norwich, Jackson, Wed. and Sat. 6 morn.; also, Prime's "bus" same days, at ¼ past 8 morn.; likewise, Warne, same days, at 9 morn., per rail, from Tivetshall.


See also the Pulham Market parish page.

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November 2005