All Saints, Earsham

EARSHAM, which gives name to this hundred, is a considerable village, in the vale of the Waveney, 1 mile W of Bungay, and has in its parish 731 souls, and 3052A of land, but only 2718 acres are assessable. The Duke of Norfolk is lord of the manor of Earsham (fines arbitrary,) and owner of the Park farm (600A) Sir Wm Windham Dalling, Bart, is lord of the manor of Dobels-in-Earsham, and owns a large estate here; and Earsham House, a large mansion, in a pleasant park, built in 1700, by John Buxton, Esq, of whom it was purchased by Colonel Windham. The Church has a square tower, containing three bells, and crowned by a short spire. The south windows were decorated with stained glass by the late Joseph Windham, Esq, an eminent antiquary, who died in 1810. The rectory, valued in the King’s Book at £15, is in the gift of Sir WW Dalling, and incumbency of the Rev WG Cautley, MA
William White, History, Gazetteer, and Directory of Norfolk (1845)

Earsham baptisms DP 519-1 1559-1701

Earsham burials DP 519-1 1559-1721

Earsham marriages DP 519-1 1559-1701

Further registers for Earsham are included in the FreeReg database.