Postwick House, Postwick, Norwich, England 

Postwick House, Postwick, Norwich, England

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Notes: POSTWICK is a parish and village lying in a pretty vale, 2½ miles west from Brundall stations and 2 east from Whitlingham junction station, both on the Norwich and Yarmouth section of the Great Eastern railway and 4 east-by-south from Norwich, in the Eastern division of the county, Blofield and Walsham petty sessional division, Blofield hundred and union, Norwich county court district, rural deanery of Blofield and archdeaconry and diocese of Norwich. The navigable river Yare flows on the south of the parish. The church of All Saints, is an ancient building of flint and stone, in the Early English, Decorated and Perpendicular styles, and consists of chancel, nave, south porch and an embattled western tower of considerable height containing a clock and 3 bells : at the west end is a mural brass and a memorial window to Archibald John, fourth Earl of Robebery K.T., P.C., D.C.L. d. 4 March 1868 : the lych gate at the entrance to the churchyard was presented by Peter Hansell esq. in memory of a departed member of his family : the church was restored in 1866, when the nave was new-roofed, and a vestry and organ erected : in 1868 the nave was reseated with open benches : the chancel floored and the fittings rearranged in 1895 : the church now affords 130 sittings. The register dates from the year 1570. The living is a rectory, net yearly value £330, including about 52 acres of glebe, with residence, in the gift of the Earl of Rosebery K.G., K.T., P.C. and held since 1894 by the Rev. Edward Shuttleworth Medley B.A. of King’s College, Fredericton. A sum of £18 derived from land is distributed yearly to the poor in fuel. The Earl of Rosebery is lord of the manor and owner of nearly the whole parish. The soil is mixed. The chief crops are wheat, barley and turnips. The area is 1,813 acres of land, including a detached marsh near Yarmouth of 346 acres, and 32 of tidal water; the rateable value, £3,685; the population in 1891 was 301.

From Kelly's Directory - Norfolk - 1900

Address : Latitude: 52.6187124, Longitude: 1.39015138


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1 MYHILL, Evelyn Kathleen Julia Macfaren  18 Jan 1967Postwick House, Postwick, Norwich, England I406 The Full Family Tree