Forncett (St. Mary)

FORNCETT (St. Mary), a parish, in the union and hundred of Depwade, E. division of Norfolk, 3 miles (W. N. W.) from Long Stratton; containing 305 inhabitants, and comprising about 900 acres. A fair for toys is held on September 11th. The living is a rectory, united to the rectory of Forncett St. Peter: the church is a handsome structure, chiefly in the later English style, with a square embattled tower. A school is partly supported by the rents of land amounting to £18. 4. per annum.

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

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