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West Rudham

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"RUDHAM, (WEST) a parish and village, adjoining the above [East Rudham], 8 miles W. by S. of Fakenham, has 490 inhabitants, and 2,438 acres, of which, 100 acres are heath, 180 pasture, and the rest arable. . . . A great part of the soil belongs to Lord Charles Townshend, the Marquis Cholmondeley, G. W. Chad, Esq., and Money Curtis, Esq., and lies in the manors of Houghton, Castleacre, and Northall, or St Faiths'. The CHURCH (St. Peter,) has a nave, south aisle, chancel, and a short tower; and in the same enclosure, there was a chapel dedicated to All Saints standing in 1493. The living is a discharged vicarage, valued in the King's Book at £7. 6s. 8d., and consolidated with the rectory of East Rudham. Lord Charles Townshend is patron, and also impropriator of the rectorial tithes." [William White History, Gazetteer, and Directory of Norfolk (1845) - Transcription copyright © Pat Newby]

See also East Rudham, where there is more information about this parish.

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Church Directories

  • In 1883 the parish was in the Deanery of Burnham, in the archdeaconry of Norfolk.
    It could have been in a different deanery or archdeaconry both before and after this date.
  • The parish church is dedicated to St Peter.
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Church Records

West Rudham Marriages 1565-1837.
See Phillimore's Marriage Registers, Volume 8.
Parish Register Transcripts
Baptisms, Marriages and Burials.

See also Norfolk Parish Links: Church Records

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Description and Travel

See Norfolk Parish Links: Description and Travel

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Gazetteers

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Historical Geography

West Rudham is in Gallow Hundred.

Parish outline and location.
See Parish Map for Gallow Hundred
Description of Gallow Hundred
1845: White's History, Gazetteer, and Directory of Norfolk

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