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    RICKINGHALL INFERIOR in 1844, is 8 miles N. E. of Ixworth, and 7 miles W. S.W. of Diss, is a large village, which forms a western suburb of the town of Botesdale, and lies north of Rickinghall Superior. Its parish has 432 souls, and 1,966 acres of fertile land. It was anciently the lordship and demesne of Ulfketel, Earl of East Anglia, who gave it to the monks of Bury. It was granted by Henry VIII, to Sir Nicholas Bacon, whose family sold it to the Holts. G. St. Vincent Wilson, Esq., is now lord of the manor, owner of a great part of the soil, and patron of the Church, (St. Mary) which has a round tower and three bells. The benefice is a rectory, valued in K. B. at 16 5s. 2d., and in 1835 at 850, with that of Rickinghall Superior annexed to it. The Rev. Thomas Peyton Slapp, of Old Buckenham, Norfolk, is the incumbent, and has now a yearly modus of 1,052, in lieu of the tithes of the two parishes. There is a parsonage house in each parish, and the glebe comprises 47a. T Thornhill, Esq., Messrs. J. & B. Smith, T. Norton, and several smaller owners, have estates here. An allotment of 9a. was awarded on an enclosure, in lieu of land, held from ancient time, for the general use of the parish, and of 1r. 12p. which had been devised by Joseph Barnes, in 1731, for the relief of the poor. The allotment is let for 25 8s. a year, of which 10s. is given to the poor, and the remainder is applied in repairing the church, or similar purposes. The poor have also 10s. a year as interest of 10 left by John Brown, in 1731, and 7 17s. 6d. yearly from 2a. 3b. 2p. of land allotted to this parish as its share of RookwoooVs charity,
    Amys Mrs. Frances, Cottage
    Boston Robert, tailor
    Burroughs Rev. Thomas, curate, Rectory
    Daines John, plumber & glazier
    Debenham Mary, grocer & draper
    Dobson Elizabeth, confectioner
    Golding Rev. Josiah, curate of Wattisfield
    Greengrass William, veterinary surgeon
    King Joseph, shoemaker
    Norman Mrs.
    Patrick Thomas, grocer & blacksmith
    Phillips James, victualler, Bell
    Robinson Thomas, gentleman
    Steggall John, bricklayer
    Warren David, blacksmith
    White Charles, relieving officer
    Wiseman John, corn miller
    FARMERS. (* are Owners.)
    Baker William, Broom Hill
    Chaplin Jonas, White House
    Eavis Jacob, West street
    Flowerdew Richard, West Hall
    Goldsmith George
    Martin Nathaniel, Hallwood green
    * Norton Thomas, Hill House
    * Smith James
    Nunn John
    Jas. Nunn, to Bury, Wed. & Saturday
    John Spalding, to Ipswich, Tues. & Fri. and to Hopton, Mon. & Thurs

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