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Hopton, Or Hoppetuna

This manor and impropriation anciently belonged to the Prior and Convent of the Holy Trinity, at Norwich; out of which the Cellerer had 2 5s. 6d. per annum. At the dissolution of this Monastery, the Dean and Chapter succeeded; and the living is a perpetual curacy, in their appointment.

In Brotherton, a hamlet belonging to this village, is the neat residence of James Sayer, Esq.: the grounds are very tastefully laid out, and planted round the estate.

A large tract of waste land in this parish, was inclosed a few years since; and Thomas Anguish, Esq., claimed extensive rights to commonage here, by virtue of the manor of Gap ton Hall, with Belton, of which he was lord in tail male; and also such part of the mill water, with the exclusive right of fishing therein, as he-longed to this parish; which was admitted, and ten feet of land assigned him on every side, beyond the margin of the mill stream: this is now the property of his successor, the Rev. George Anguish. The mill water, so named from a mill formerly there, is an extensive lake, lying between Hopton, Browston, and Lound.

CHARITIES. An allotment of 20 acres, or thereabouts, was awarded on an inclosure, which lets in separate parcels to different tenants, at rents amounting together to 25 a year; which is applied, with the money raised by rate, for the support of the poor of this parish. A rent- charge of 6s. 8d. a year, is paid out of a farm in this parish, belonging to Thomas Thornhill, Esq.; which is distributed among poor widows at Christmas. The origin of this charity is unknown.

County of Suffolk

Topographical and Genealogical, The County of Suffolk, 1844, Augustine Page

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