Extracts From Sundry Books
From Bassingthwaighte by G B Bassingthwaighte (December 1977)

Blomfields History of Norfolk Vol.II p.142.
Thetford. Under Mayors of Thetford. 1476 John Bassingthwayt.
East Anglican 1869. Vol IV p.216.
Surnames in Parish Registers of Sheldon, Norfolk.
1557-1800, It stated that the name Bassingthwaighte occurs in the Marriage Registers.
A Calander of the Freeman of Great Yarmouth
1429-1800 Norwich 1910.
p.66 - 1654 John Couldham app. (apprentice) of Thomas Bassingthwaite
p.80 - 1648 Robert Bassingthwaite, app. of Robert Harmer, baker.
p.118-1682 John Bassingthwaite, app., John Dowing

Monumental Inscriptions of the Hundred of Holt. Norwich 1885.
Hunworth - St. Lawrence Churchyard p.87
William Bassingthwaighte d. lst May,1856, age 56,
Sarah his wife d. November 10th, age 49.
Directory of Norfolk 1863 p.553
Tacolneston, John Bassingthwaighte - farmer.

Norfolk Official Lists. Le Stange, Norwich 1890.
Mayors & Coroners in Thetford.
Edward IV Mayors.
1477 John Bassingthwayte and Peter Larke.

1478 John Bassingthwayte
Whites Norfolk. 1864.
Depewade Hundred.

Tacolinetone p.56 - 7.
Fras, George Manningham Boileau Esq. son and heir of Sir J.P. Boileau, Bart.
F.R:S., of Kitteringham Hall, is Lord of the Manor of Dorcdale, and resides at Tacolnstone Hall, which was formerly the family seat of the Boileau, and is a large ancient Mansion, situated in a small park. Also in directory:-
John Bassingthwaighte - farmer.

The Perlustration of Great Yarmouth - Palmer Gt. Yarmouth 1874. Vol II p.125.

"Row No 88 from Middlegate St. to Howard St., - at the South East corner of Row No 88 lived, in this present century, a baker named Bassingthwaite whose ship-biscuits were long celebrated for their excellence."

Note - A gravestone in Yarmouth churchyard (one of the oldest remaining) is to the memory of Samuel Bassingthwaighte, who died 1690, aged 50. In 1671 on his marriage with Elisabeth, daughter of William Rutter of Norwick, he made a settlement of messuage, then newly built, on the outside of Middlegate St. which he had purchased from John Woodroffe in 1667. Norfolk Directory 1845.

John Bassingthwaite, wm. Blomfield, Thomas Howes, (Hall) : - farmer.

The Imperial Gazatear.
Tacolestone or Tacolston, a parish, with a village, in Depwade district, Norfolk; 2¼ miles WNW of Forncett railway station, and 4½ miles SSE of Wymondham. Tacoleston Hall is the seat of F.G. Boileau, Esq.

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