Lingwood (St. Peter)

LINGWOOD (St. Peter), a parish, in the union and hundred of Blofield, E. division of Norfolk, 2¾ miles (W. S. W.) from Acle; containing 473 inhabitants. It comprises 661 acres, of which the surface is well wooded, and of pleasing character. The living is a perpetual curacy; net income, £55; patron, the Rev. E. Goddard, whose tithes, as impropriator, have been commuted for £256. 15. The church is chiefly in the later English style, with a square embattled tower. There is a place of worship for Primitive Methodists. The population includes 102 persons in the union workhouse here.

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

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