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Seaman George, Little Walsingham
Smith William, Little Wahingham
Wright Robert, Wighton
INNS AND PUBLIC HOUSES.
Black Lion, Henry Gamble, Little
Walsingham
' Bnll, John Kev, Litile Walsingham

105



Xoifolfe.



WALSINGHAM, &c.



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INNS, Sic. — Continued.
Crown, GtorpeMinns.LWalsinghni
Exchange, William Hewitt, Little

Wabiiighani
Gibraliar, Isatc Newton, VVi(;hton
Half Moon, Thomas A. Scott,Great

Walsinsjham
Lion, Isaac Veifegans, Wiehton
Robin Hood, Richard Rawston,

I^ittle Walsinghani [ham

Three HorseShoes.MaryHall, War-
Three Tuns, John Knight, VVarham
Three Tuns, William Lewis, Great

VValsingham

IRONMONGEBS.
Fenn Zecharirih, Little Walsingham
Wright James, Little Walsingiiam

LINEN DRAPERS.
Curson Joseph, l-iitle Walsingham
Dent Sarah Wells, Lit. Walsingham
Fenn Zechari.tli, Little Walsingham
Jackson W illiam Taylor (and booli-

seller), Litile Walsingham
Land Jolin, Little Walsingham
Seaman George, Little Walsin>;ham
Smith William, Little Walsingiiam

MILLERS.

Dewing Elizabeth (and corn dealer)

Little Walsingham
Gamble John, Little Walsingham
Thurtill Waller, Wighton
MILLINERS&DRESS MAKERS
Clarke Mary Ann, Lit. Wal?ingliam
Sexton Harriet, Little VValsic.gham
Todd Ann, Little Walsingham
PAINTERS AND GLAZIERS.
Claxton James, Little Walsineham
Codmaii William, Lit. WaLsinghnni

SADDLERS & HARNESS MKRS

Bannall Itayner, Little Walsingham
Forster William, LittleWalsingham



SURGEONS.

Adfock Jol)ii, Little Walsingham
Hudson Feter, Little Walsingham

TAILORS.
Back Henry, Little VValsingham
Buddie Thomas, Little Walsinuham
Robinson Thomas, Little Walsing-
ham [Walsingham
Stanford John (and draper). Little

VETERINARY SURGEONS.

Andeison Edward, Lit. Walsingham
I Scott Thomas, Great Walsingham

Miscellaneous

The names without wtilress are in Little

Walsingham.
Anderson John, chemist and druggist
Bidwell Henry, farmer
Brett Henry, tea dealer
Cornish Henry, machine maker aod iron-

(ounder. Great Walsingham
Curson Thomas, lieer retailer
Dann Robert, toy dealer
Evitts Jemima, confectioner
Harrison Isaqc, hair dresser
Minns Georj,e,wheelwright & lime burner
Parker Robert John, watch maker
Priest \\m. bricklayer.Greal Walsingham
Rawston William, bricklayer
Sands Robert, cooper
Scott John, beer retailer
Seaman William, confectioner
Shire Hall — William Johnson, keeper
Whisson Richard,coach maker,Warhain
Woodcock John, maltster
Woodcock Robert, basket maker
Woodcock Sarah, atraw bonnet maker



PLACES OF WORSHIP,

AND THEIR MINISTERS.

Saint Mart's Church, Little Walsing-
ham — Rev. Jas.Lee Warner, incumbent,

Saint Peter's CuuRcu.Great Walsing.
ham — Rev. J oh 11 heeV/a.rnfi.incztmbent.

All Saints' Church, Wighton— Rev
John W. IVlethold,inct(ni6eni(.



All Saints' ScSaintMary'sChurches,

Warham-Rev. Robt. CoIlier,jncwm6e/it.
Independent Chapel. Little Walsing-

singham— Rev. James Summers.
Weslevan Methodist Chapel, Little

Walsingham.
Primitive Methodist Chapel, Little

Walsingham.



house of correction,
Little Walsingham.

Gowrnor— Money Curtis.
matron — Margaret Curtis.
Chaplain— Rev. Robert It. Croft.
Surgeon — H\is.h Rump.
Schoolmaster— Thomiis Johnson.
Tasfcnias/er— John Horsford.



COACH.

ToFAKKNHAM, a Coach, from Well*,
calls at the Black Lion, every morning
(Sunday excepted), at half past nine

To WELl.S, a Coach (from Fakenham),
callF at the above Inn, at half-past six
in the evening

CONVEYANCE BY RAILWAY.

The nearest Station is at Fakenham five
miles s, from Little VValsingham

There is a Coach to the Statio.n daily, as
above-mentioned.

CARRIERS.

To FA KEN HAM, William Raven, Tues-
day, Thursday and Saturday

To NORWICH, Joseph Coe, Monday and
Thursday; James Stcarmin, Tuesday,
and Richard Belsham, Thursday

To WELLS, William Raven, Tuesday,
Thursday and Saturday, and James
Stearman and Richard Belsham, on
Thursday



WATTON,

WITH THE PARISHES AND VILLAGES OF SAHAM-TONEY, OVINGTGN, GRISTON, MERTON,

CARBROOKE, CASTON, THOMPSON, CRESSINGHAM (Great and Little),

AND NEIGHBOURHOODS.



w.



A'lTONis a parisli in the hundred of Waylaml —
theniaiket town, a small one and well-built, is 91
milis N N.E from London, 21 w. hy s. from Noiwich,
12 N. from 'I'hetford, and 10 s. fioin East Dereham —
the two last-named places are railway stations re-
spectively on the Eastern Counties and the East
Auylian line*. The town, wiiich is situated in an
open part of the cuintry, is one of some considerable
thoronglifaie, and hitore the opening of railway lines



after Senteinber the 4th — these two latter fairs are
chiefly for far aiing stock. The parish contained, in
18;n, 1,027 inhabitants, and in 1841, 1,188.

Saham-Tonev is an irrcKular but remarkably
pleasant village, nearly 1 J miles n.w. from A'atton;
situated on the road to Swaflfliam, in the midst of
chaiming scenery, interspeised with hill and da'e,
woods and plantations. The parish chuirh of Saint
George is a building of flint faced willi stone, with a



wai« of more imp(Mtaiice in this re-pect, and the in- ; well-pioportioned to\ver,containinp a clock and bell
habitants derived, and still derives advantage from the interior has been rennvated and tlioioughly re-

ned

the
ible
nients are equally conducive to the comfort of (nn)ilies ' alterat'ons has been defrayed by the munificence of
and coiumercial gentltmen — they are also posiiim- j the i)resent rector, the Rev. William Parker — who is
houses. The town sustaiiud great damage in 1()73, ^ al-o patron of the living.

from an extensive fire, that destroyed property to a very I lUt^ population of S diam-Toney and the fallowing
large amount. Wayland Wood, near the town, which j pari-hes, are given aficr the notice of Cressingiiam



habitants derived, and siui derives advantage ironi me interior nai oeen rennvaien ann iiioiougniy i
thi^ (ircunistance. There are three principal Inns, the paired, the ceiling renewed, and a beautiful stain
♦ Bull,' the ' Crown,' and the ' George ; these arc glass window inserted in the chancel representing i
excellent e>tablishments, and their internal arrange- }' Last Supper.* The entire expense of these valual



gives name to the hundred, is the i)lace where the
sheriffs' court was anciently held; and is supposed to
be the scene of the tragical tale, or legend of the
•Babes in the Wood.'

The parish church of Saint Maty is a small struc-
ture, said to have been (figinally built in the leign of
Henry I.; the tower, which contains three large liells,
is of a singular construction, being circular :it the
bottom, but octangular above: the living is a vicarage.
There is an excellent national school liere. The mar-
ket, a good one for corn, is lield on Wednesday. The
ancient fairs are held July 10th, Ortober Uth, and
November 8th ; se more recently established areonand
the first Wednesday in July, and the first Wednesday

lOG



The small village



Online LibraryI. (Isaac) SlaterSlater's royal national and commercial directory and topography of the counties of Bedfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Cambridgeshire, Huntingdonshire, Norfolk, Oxfordshire, and Suffolk : comprising classi → online text (page 82 of 131)