"TIBBENHAM, a large village and parish, 3½ miles E. of New Buckenham, and 14 miles S.W. by S. of Norwich, has 749 inhabitants, and 3254 acres of land, belonging to many owners, the largest of whom is J. Petre, Esq., lord of all the manors, except Challon's Hall, the property of Sir R. J. Buxton. J. Petre, Esq., is also lessee of the rectorial tithes, under the Bishop of Ely, the patron of the vicarage, valued in the King's Book at £7. 6s. 8d., and now enjoyed by the Rev. Thomas Dixon. It was augmented in 1816 with a parliamentary grant of £1000, and £380 given by the late vicar. . . . The Church (All Saints,) has a square tower and six bells. The Church Land comprises 40A. 2R. 16P. in Winfarthing, let for £43; and 10A. in this parish let for £22. . . . The Methodists have a small chapel here; and near the church is a National School, built in 1831." [William White History, Gazetteer, and Directory of Norfolk (1845) - Transcription copyright © Ann Duncan]
- 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 All Saints.
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Tibenham 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
You can see the administrative areas in which Tibenham has been placed at times in the past. Select one to see a link to a map of that particular area.
- Great Britain: Statute
- Tibenham and Moulton Inclosure Act, 1820.
An act for inclosing lands within the parishes of Tibenham and Moulton, in the county of Norfolk: 22 June 1820.
[London, George Eyre and Andrew Strahan, 1820]
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