Egmere (St. Edmund)

EGMERE (St. Edmund), a parish, in the union of Walsingham, hundred of North Greenhoe, W. division of Norfolk, 2½ miles (W. by N.) from Little Walsingham; containing 54 inhabitants. This parish, which occupies a comparatively elevated situation, comprises by computation 1200 acres: the farm called Quarles, which is extra-parochial, intervenes between it and Holkham parish. The living is a rectory, with the vicarage of Holkham annexed, valued in the king's books at £8; net income, £180; patron, the Earl of Leicester. The tithes have been commuted for £24. The church is a ruin.

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

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