Fonds DN/GLE - Diocese of Norwich: Glebe Exchanges

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Diocese of Norwich: Glebe Exchanges


  • 1680-1853 (Creation)

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The Diocese of Norwich was established when Bishop Herbert de Losinga transferred the see from Thetford to Norwich in 1095 or 1096. At that time the diocese contained Norfolk (except Emneth, which was in the diocese of Ely), Suffolk (except for parishes in the peculiar deanery of Bocking) and part of south-east Cambridgeshire. This remained the case until 1837 when the Cambridgeshire portion along with the Archdeaconry of Sudbury (comprising West Suffolk) and the Liberty of Bury St Edmunds passed to the Diocese of Ely. In 1914 the Archdeaconry of Suffolk (except the deanery of Lothingland, i.e., the area around Lowestoft in north-east Suffolk), became part of the newly-created Diocese of St Edmundsbury and Ipswich whilst at the same time the Fincham and Lynn Marshland deaneries were transferred to the Diocese of Ely.

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Deeds relating to Suffolk parishes, except those in the deanery of Lothingland, have been transferred to the Suffolk Record Office.

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Original deeds of Exchange of Glebe lands, sometimes accompanied by related papers such as earlier deeds, petitions, surveyors' reports, commissions of enquiry and plans.

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See also list DN/ADR 9. Plans and summaries of awards are often found with altered apportionments. The Diocesan Registry listed these in date order, but they are listed alphabetically here:\r\n\r\nAcle, 1858, DN/TA 208\r\nAshill, 1852, DN/TA 432\r\nBaconsthorpe, 1848, DN/TA 516\r\nBanham, 1849, DN/TA 885\r\nBawdswell, 1854, DN/TA 819\r\nBeachamwell, St Mary, 1845, DE/TA 2\r\nBeighton, 1846, DN/TA 705\r\nBillingford, 1852, DN/TA 527\r\nBrampton, 1845, DN/TA 24\r\nBrandon Parva, 1853, DN/TA 56\r\nBrumstead, 1858, DN/TA 634\r\nBurgh Castle, 1848, DN/TA 747\r\nBurgh St Peter, 1858, DN/TA 739\r\nBurnham Westgate, 1846, DN/TA 386\r\nCaister, 1853, DN/TA 701\r\nCantley, 1847, DN/TA 4\r\nCastle Rising, 1850, DN/TA 62\r\nCockley Cley, 1844, 1852, DN/TA 781\r\nCromer, 1847, DN/TA 909\r\nDidlington, 1844, DN/TA 787\r\nDownham Market, 1853, DE/TA 9\r\nEast Carlton, 1854, DN/TA 976\r\nEast Dereham, 1851, DN/TA 267\r\nFincham, St Michael, 1849, DE/TA 12\r\nForncett St Mary, 1849, DN/TA 478\r\nFritton, 1854, DN/TA 342\r\nGreat Hautbois, 1859, DN/TA 58\r\nGreat Wacton, 1853, DN/TA 501\r\nHickling, 1850, DN/TA 748\r\nHilborough, 1845, DN/TA 865\r\nHolkham, 1849, 1858, DN/TA 196\r\nHunstanton, 1848, DN/TA 792\r\nItteringham, 1857, DN/TA 156\r\nLimpenhoe, 1848, 1849, DN/TA 874\r\nLingwood, 1853, DN/TA 651\r\nMerton, 1853, DN/TA 1\r\nNorth Creake, 1845, 1849, DN/TA 246\r\nNorth Elmham, 1856, DN/TA 364\r\nPakefield, 1851, 1857, DN/TA 920\r\nRackheath, 1855, DN/TA 36\r\nRoydon, 1846, DN/TA 247\r\nRunham, 1853, DN/TA 276\r\nRushall, 1854, DN/TA 742\r\nSalthouse, 1847, DN/TA 100\r\nSandringham, 1850, DN/TA 60\r\nShelfanger, 1856, DN/TA 782\r\nSnetterton, 1846, DN/TA 878\r\nSomerleyton, 1854, DN/TA 802\r\nStanfield, 1849, DN/TA 188\r\nStarston, 1849, 1854, 1855, DN/TA 17\r\nStokesby, 1848, DN/TA 397\r\nStow Bedon, 1846, DN/TA 868\r\nStrumpshaw, 1848, DN/TA 908\r\nSurlingham, St Mary, 1846, DN/TA 834\r\nSwaffham, 1851, DN/TA 681\r\nThwaite, All Saints, 1851, DN/TA 563\r\nTuddenham, 1849, DN/TA 110\r\nWeeting, 1859, DE/TA 36\r\nWelbourne, 1845, DN/TA 186\r\nWest Tofts, 1848, DN/TA 866\r\nWest Winch, 1855, DN/TA 403\r\nWestfield, 1848, DN/TA 216\r\nWimbotsham, 1853, DE/TA 43\r\nWrenningham, 1852, DN/TA 173\r\nYaxham, 1850, DN/TA 215

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