Aylmerton Manor; 1189-1925; Aylmerton, Norfolk

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Aylmerton Manor; 1189-1925; Aylmerton, Norfolk

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In the mid-sixteenth century, the owners of the manors of Erpingham, Colby, Banningham, Felbrigg, Aylmerton, (Sir Edmond Wyndham held all but the first of these manors), payed rents to Hanworth manor, as did Hales Hall in Metton, described as a tenement, not as a manor. Aylmerton descended through the Windham family; William Windham was lord in 1675, Ash Windham in 1742, William Wymondham died in possession in 1761. Admiral William Windham is named as lord of the manor of Aylmerton in the Inclosure Award of 1823 [NRO, C/Sca 2/112].\r\nRobert William Ketton, Esq., given as lord of the manor in White's Trade Directory (1883) and was lord in the early twentieth century.\r\nLast transaction dated: 1901; lord of the manor (with Gresham): Robert William Ketton; Steward: Rackham and Sayer [TNA, HMC 5/6].


Aylmerton, 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)\r\nT.H. Bryant, 'The Churches of Norfolk' (Norwich, 1900-1915)\r\nKnown manors:

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