Appleton (St. Mary)

APPLETON (St. Mary), a parish, in the union and hundred of Freebridge-Lynn, W. division of Norfolk, 8 miles (N. E. by E.) from Lynn; comprising 876a. 1r. 7p., of which 508 acres are arable; and containing 25 inhabitants. The living is a discharged vicarage, valued in the king's books at £8, and in the gift of the Hon. C. S. Cowper: the impropriate tithes have been commuted for £10, and the vicarial for £8. The church has fallen into ruins.

Transcribed from A Topographical Dictionary of England, by Samuel Lewis, 7th edition, published in 1848.

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