Wicklewood Manor; 1189-1925; Wicklewood, Norfolk

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Wicklewood Manor; 1189-1925; Wicklewood, Norfolk

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The property of Norwich cathedral priory; the manor was farmed by John Milicent at the point of the peasant uprisings in 1381. The manor passed to Norwich Dean and Chapter at the Dissolution of the monastic house and foundation of the Cathedral chapter, 1538; retained by the Crown at the refoundation, 1547; \r\nJohn, Lord Wodehouse is named as lord in the Wicklewood Inclosure Award of 1808 [NRO, C/Sca 2/33].\r\nLord Wodehouse is given as lord of the manor in White's Trade Directory (1845).\r\nThe Earl of Kimberley, given as lord of the manor in White's Trade Directory, 1883.\r\nLast transaction dated: 1895; lord of the manor: Earl of Kimberley; Steward: George Forrester [TNA, HMC 5/6].\r\nAccording to the Inland Revenue list of 1925, the Earl of Kimberley was lord and Daynes, Son and Keefe the stewards.


Wicklewood, 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)
A.W. Reid, 'The Rising of 1381 in South West and Central Norfolk', in B. Corn

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