Colney (St. Andrew)

COLNEY (St. Andrew), a parish, in the union of Henstead, hundred of Humbleyard, E. division of Norfolk, 2¾ miles (W. by S.) from Norwich; containing 110 inhabitants. This parish, which is bounded on the north-east by the river Yare, and intersected by the road from Norwich to Hingham, comprises about 900 acres. The living is a discharged rectory, valued in the king's books at £6. 13. 4., and in the gift of J. Scott, Esq.: the tithes have been commuted for £219, and the glebe contains 38 acres. The church, a small edifice with a circular tower, has been repewed; the font is richly sculptured.

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

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