Hardingham, a parish in Norfolk, on the Dereham Junction of the G.E.R., 5½ miles NW from Wymondham. It has a station on the railway, and a post and money order office under Attleborough; telegraph office, Hingham. Acreage, 2418; population, 528. i The manor of Hardingham and Flockthorpe belongs to the Earl of Rimberley. Hardingham Hall is the chief residence. Hardingham Grove is a modern mansion of red brick, very pleasantly situated. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Norwich; net yearly value, £540 with residence. Patron, Clare College, Cambridge. The church is Early English, and in excellent repair. Sir Thomas Gresham was a native.
The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.
|Ecclesiastical parish||Hardingham St. George|
|Poor Law union||Mitford and Launditch|
Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.
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Directories & Gazetteers
We have transcribed the entry for Hardingham from the following:
- Samuel Lewis' A Topographical Dictionary of England, 1848 (Hardingham (St. George))
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Newspapers and Periodicals
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