All Saints, Wheatacre

WHEATACRE ALL SAINTS is a parish of scattered houses, 4½ miles ENE of Beccles, and 12 miles SSW of Yarmouth. It comprises 176 inhabitants, and 1141 acres of land, partly in low marshes near the river Waveney, which divides it from Suffolk. RH Gurney, Esq, is lord of the manor, and owner of a great part of the soil. The Church stands on an eminence, commanding extensive prospects and is a thatched edifice with a square tower. The living is a discharged rectory, valued in the King’s Book at £6 6s 5½d, and in 1831 at £660, with Barnby rectory, and Mutford vicarage, annexed to it, in the patronage of Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge, and incumbency of the Rev Wm Oakes, MA. The glebe is 54A.
William White, History, Gazetteer, and Directory of Norfolk (1845)

Wheatacre baptisms PD 632-1 1559-1782

Wheatacre baptisms PD 632-2 1783-1812

Wheatacre burials PD 632-1 1559-1782

Wheatacre burials PD 632-2 1783-1812

Wheatacre marriages PD 632-1 1559-1754

Wheatacre marriages PD 632-4 1755-1812

Further registers for Wheatacre are included in the FreeReg database.