Tattersett or Gatesend


"TATTERSETT, or GATESEND parish, on the banks of the Tat rivulet 6 miles W. of Fakenham, has 160 inhabitants, and 1,757 acres of land, belonging to Sir Chas. Chad, Bart., who occasionally resides here at Pinkney Hall, an ancient mansion, formerly a seat of the Drurys, but his chief seat is Thursford Hall. He is lord of the manor, and patron of the rectory, valued in the King's Book at £6 6s. 8d., and in 1831 at £685, with that of Tatterford annexed to it, in the incumbency of the Hon. and Rev. A. A. Turnour. The Church (All Saints,) is a small fabric with a tower. " [William White  History, Gazetteer, and Directory of Norfolk (1845) - Transcription copyright © Pat Newby]


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 All Saints.

Church Records

Marriages 1755-1837
See Phillimore's Marriage Registers, Volume 6.

See also Norfolk Parish Links: Church Records

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Historical Geography

Tattersett 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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Tattersett history
Domesday Book, etc.


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