Norfolk: Sutton


William White's History, Gazetteer, and Directory of Norfolk 1845

[Transcription copyright © Peter Green]

SUTTON, one mile S. of Stalham and 10 miles S.E. of North Walsham, has in its parish 365 souls, and 1310 acres of land. The copyholders are subject to a fine of 4s. per acre on the death of the lord, or change of tenant.

The Earl of Abergavenny is lord of the manor, which has an out-soke jurisdiction extending to Catfield, Hickling, &c. He is also patron of the Church (St. Michael,) which is a rectory, valued in the King's Book at £6.16s.8d., and now enjoyed by the Rev. James Duncan Macfarlane. The tithes were commuted in 1839 for £325 per annum.

The Poor's Allotment, awarded at the enclosure in 1809, is 80A., chiefly covered with water, and now affording but little turf or rushes. The poor have also the interest of £20, left by an unknown donor.

         Armes      Mr John
         Barber     Mr Wm.
         Beane      Wm.         blacksmith
         Bygrave    John        gentleman
         Bygrave    Jno. jun.   miller & maltstr
         Ebbs       Wm.         shoemaker
         Flowerday  Edward      shopkeeper
         Gilbert    Charles     corn merchant
         Juler      Mary        vict. White Horse
         Macfarlane Rev. Jas.
                      Duncan    rector
         Martin     Henry       tailor
         Mayes      Benj.       wherry owner & shopr
         Mayes      John        joiner
         Mayes      Thomas      grocer & draper
         Neve       Edward      cattle dealer
         Richardson Joseph      blacksmith
         Rudd       Mr John
         Spooner    Henry       glover
         Whall      Rt.         vict. Catherine Wheel
                                  (coach to Norwich, Mon.
                                  Wed. & Sat. 7 morning.)
         Barber     George Simpson
         Barber     Wm. B.
         Crow       Robert
         Durrant    John
         Harris     Thomas
         Savory     Wm.
         Stimpson   Richard

See also the Sutton parish page.

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May 1999