Hickling Netherhall Manor; 1189-1925; Hickling, Norfolk

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Hickling Netherhall Manor; 1189-1925; Hickling, Norfolk

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Descent is given in Blomefield (Vol 9, pp. 301-308), from the Earl of Richmond in eleventh century, to the Earl of Suffolk from the fourteenth century. The manor was held by the Calthorpe family in the seventeenth century. It was bought by the Walpole family in the mid-eighteenth century, passing to the Micklethwaite family in 1765.
Henry N.S. MIcklethwait, Esq., is given as lord of the manor in White's Trade Directory, 1883.
Major George Nathaniel Micklethwaite is given as lord of the manor in 1900 (Kelly's Directory p. 180); Major John Digby Mills in 1937 (Kelly's Directory, p.195); and Major John Micklethwaite Mills was lord in 1970.
Last transaction dated: 1912; lord of the manor: John Digby Mills; Steward: Francis Hornor [TNA, HMC 5/6].


Hickling, Norfolk

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Created on: 22/01/2003 by Droip




F. Blomefield, 'An Essay towards a Topographical History of the County of Norfolk' (11 vols, London, 1805-1810) at British History Online.

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