Hethersett's Manor; 1189-1925; Wymondham, Norfolk

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Hethersett's Manor; 1189-1925; Wymondham, Norfolk

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  • Wymondham Palgrave
  • Wymondham Hethersett

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Owned by John de Hethersett 1401, came to Palgrave family 1545, Sir Augustine Palgrave being recorded as lord in 1632, Sir John Palgrave in 1652 and 1658 [Blomefield says sold by Palgraves in 1648, but date is clearly incorrect], subsequently passing through several owners. Thomas Newman is recorded as lord in 1673-5. Later lords include John Ayde (first court 1678), Robert Pitcher (first court 1680), John Ives (first court 1724), Henry Smith (occurs as lord 1732, 1787), Elizabeth Smith , widow (first court 1788). \r\nOne of the 13 manors in Wymondham mentioned in the Inclosure Act/Award of 1806-1810; Revd Robert Parr is named as lord in the Act of 1806 [NRO, C/Sca2/345; MC 2907/14]. \r\nRevd William Lynes is given as lord of the manor in White's Trade Directory (1845).


Wymondham, 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\nW. White, 'History, Gazetteer, and Directory of Norfolk, and the City and Co

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