Fonds MC 3180 - Map of the Manor of East Wretham, Eton College estate.

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MC 3180


Map of the Manor of East Wretham, Eton College estate.


  • nd [c 1740] (Creation)

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The Abbot of Bec is named as lord in the Nomina Villarum of 1316 [NRO, NNAS S2/26/1].\r\nWryley Birch, Esq., is given as lord of the manor in White's Trade Directory (1845).\r\nWilliam Morris, Esq., is given as lord of the manor (with West Wretham) in White's Trade Directory (1883).

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Received by the Norfolk Record Office on 30 September 2015 (ACC 2015/140). Added on 30 September 2015 (AB).

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Coloured MS plan showing the manor divided into four parts or divisions- the Inclosures, the Southern Brakes, the Northern Brakes, and the Common Field lands, with references to each part and a terrier for the Eton College estate. Field names given include the Inn Fields, Ring Mere Heath, and Lodge Heath.
The map was copied from a survey plan made in 1740 by Mr W. Coller, held by Eton College.

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