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Papers re Calthorpe and Erpingham
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Papers re Calthorpe and Erpingham

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  • 1802-1872

Shepheard family: Calthorpe farm and glebe accounts and Erpingham survey 1802-1872
Rev Samuel Marsh Shepheard was vicar of Calthorpe only from 1848 (curate 1845) so the early accounts and bills belonged to his predecessor Rev Wm Heath Marsh, vicar there from c1801-1848.
In the 1845 Directory the glebe is 24 acres. Rev W H Marsh jnr, rector of Lammas and vicar of Calthorpe, lived in Erpingham. J Shepheard esq also had house in Erpingham
There are farm accounts for Shepheard family in the Aylsham archive and other Shepheard papers in the Norfolk Record Office (MC 561/80; MC 1136; AYL 409).

1/ Small bound volume ‘from the first of my occupation of the glebe’ 1812-1817, with summary of profit and loss 1802-1816, inc poor rate paid to Mr Soame. 1802-1817
2/ Same 1817-1820, summary of profit from farming the glebe at Calthorpe & land rented from Earl of Orford 1802-1816, 1817-1829 1802-1829
3/ Small bound vol, damp damaged, ‘General farming account at Calthorpe after rent to Lord Orford' 1835-1848
4/ Notebook with Almanack for grain threshed and disposed of. 1845-1848
5/ Same for general weekly accounts 1846-1848
6/ Bill 'to Bell' for Revd Wm Marsh grain sales 1815
7/ Lease agreement Earl of Orford to Revd W H Marsh for arable land called Ellis's 6a 2r 18p, pasture called the Hospital Meadow 2a 3r 30p for 4 years at annual rent £12 5s 1 Dec 1808
8/ Notice to quit from Orford to execs of late Revd Marsh, the farm lands in Calthorpe 15 Mar 1840
9/ Bound Survey of parish of Erpingham, alphabetical by owner, nos of fields etc. Signed Wm Drane, surveyor Norwich. [1838]
Names inc Rbt Copeman esq, Christopher Cristoph, Wm Howe Windham esq. Samuel Shepheard has total c 200 acres (plot numbers 75 house, 19,125-129, 181, 184-5, 329, 332 339,346-349 own/occupy, and 117 occupied by Crask and Skibbons .
[Drane was surveyor of Erpingham tithe award 1838. It was common for local landowners to have a copy]
10/ Dowers Short Atlas of Modern Geography pr. fly leaf: Miss Sarah Shepheard May 11 1843
11/ Game duty certificates (annual licence for gamekeeper) for Robert Shepheard for parish of Erpingham, signed by Fred Roe clerk to Tax Commissioners for Sth Erpingham 1853-1856
12/Bills: Mr R Shepheard bought of Wright 1862, Wright 1863, Bullock Bros 1863, Hawkins 1869, Wm Cartwright gunmaker 1872 1862-1872

William Heath Marsh, Revd; fl 1801-1848; rector and vicar; Calthorpe, Norfolk, and Erpingham, Norfolk