Norfolk: Trowse Newton
William White's History, Gazetteer, and Directory of Norfolk 1845[Transcription copyright © Pat Newby]
TROWSE-WITH-NEWTON, or Trowse-Newton, is a parish and village on the south-east bank of the river Yare, opposite Trowse-Millgate, 1 mile S.E. of Norwich, containing 562 inhabitants, and 1,125A. 3R. 9P. of land, belonging chiefly to Colonel A. Money, St. Giles' Hospital, in Norwich, and the Dean and Chapter of Norwich. The latter are lords of the manor, impropriators of the great tithes, patrons of the vicarage, and owners of Trowse-Newton Hall, now a farm-house; but formerly the seat of the Priors of Norwich, and occupied by the Deans after the dissolution.
The CHURCH (St. Andrew,) has a square tower and one bell. The vicarage, valued in the King's Book at £5, and in 1831 at £373, with that of Lakenham annexed to it, is enjoyed by the Rev. Geo. Carter, M.A., of Norwich. The tithes were commuted in 1845.
The hall estate and the great tithes are leased to Col. Archibald Money, of Crown Point, a handsome mansion built by the late General John Money, who died 1817, aged 87, and was author of several military works.
Trowse Mills, built across the river Yare, were burnt to the water edge, in 1792, and the damage was estimated at upwards of £2,000. They were subsequently rebuilt, and are chiefly in Trowse-Millgate.
In 1813, died Edward Whetstone, aged 80, and 44 years clerk of this parish, to which he gave the organ, placed in the church in 1803. A salmon trout weighing 21 lbs. was caught here in 1816.
In 1779, Samuel Cooper left £500 Old South Sea Annuities; - 20s. of the dividends for the parish clerk, and the rest for the poor. This charity has been changed for a rent-charge of £5 per annum, on land belonging to R.B. Cooper, Esq.
Here is a National School, and also a Clothing Society, established in 1842.
Trowse-Millgate, Carrow, and Bracondale, are hamlets in the county of the City of Norwich, but ecclesiastically connected with this parish. (See pages 52 and 153.)
Adair Mrs. Charlotte Lodge Aldis Jonathan shoemaker Barnsdale Wm. Bennell missionary Beloe Jas. basket and sieve maker Chasteney Misses Eliza & Margaret Daniels Robert blacksmith Drew Charles dish turner Finch John wheelwright Goose Jph. bricklayer & lime burner Goose Robt. carpenter & beer house King Walter plumber, painter, &c. Money Col. Archibald Crown Point Money Richard gentleman Plant Jas. regr. tax collector, &c. Read Thos. Wm. & Co. corn millers Rose William saddler, &c. Shorten Richard cowkeeper Symonds Robt. Stebbings tailor Wild Fras. boarding & day school Wilson Mr. Thos. Wortley Mr. Jno. INNS AND TAVERNS. King Pp. Lime Kiln, (& wheelgt.) Aylmer William Trowse-Eye Hall Geo. White Horse, (& joiner) King Ann White House, (ferry) Butchers. Shopkeepers. Denny Thomas Bullard Thomas Grief Jonathan Proudfoot Wm., & baker) Hallows Mary Thurlow Dd., (& shoemaker) Thetford William FARMERS. Albrough Thomas Plant John Gowing George Turner John
See also the Trowse Newton parish page.
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