Norfolk: Wacton


Hunt's Directory of East Norfolk with Part of Suffolk, 1850

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WACTON, a village 11 miles S. by W. of Norwich, and 1 ½ miles S.W. of Long Stratton. The parish comprises 1048 acres, and contained, in 1841, 267 inhabitants; its present residents are:-

         Alderton  Matthew         shoemaker
         Bishop    William         nurseryman
         Buxton    John            'Duke's Head'
         Dade      William         blacksmith
         Howe      John            miller
         Smith     Christopher     carpenter
         Alexander Richard
         Coleby    Margaret Harvey
         Cooke     -
         Delf      William
         Fuller    Thomas
         Holmes    Coleby

See also the Wacton parish page.

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