"TASBURGH, 8 miles S. of Norwich, is a village, on the abrupt acclivities at the confluence of three streams which form the small river Tas, Taus, or Tau, which flows southward to Norwich, and was once navigable up to the Roman siation [sic] here, called Ad Taum, . . . has a round tower with four bells, and is said to have been built in 1380. The rectory, valued in the King's Book at £8, is in the incumbency of the Rev. H. E. Preston, and patronage of Isaac Jermy, Esq., the lord of the manor, (fines arbitrary.) The parish contains 527 inhabitants, and about 870A. of land, belonging to several proprietors, one of whom is William Gwyn, Esq., who has a pleasant seat called Tasburgh Lodge. The tithes were commuted in 1831, for £278 per annum. The Rectory House, is a handsome mansion, " [William White History, Gazetteer, and Directory of Norfolk (1845) - Transcription copyright © Ann Duncan]
|Meeting House, Tasburgh, Society of Friends|
- In 1883 the parish was in the Deanery of Depwade, 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 the Virgin Mary.
- Church of the Virgin Mary
- Description and pictures.
- These are not included in Boyd's Marriage Index or Phillimore's Marriage Registers.
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Church Records
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Tasburgh is in Depwade Hundred.
- Parish outline and location.
- See Parish Map for Depwade Hundred
- Description of Depwade Hundred
- 1845: White's History, Gazetteer, and Directory of Norfolk
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