In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Whitwell like this:
WHITWELL, a parish in Aylsham district, Norfolk; 1 mile SSW of Reepham, and 7 E of Elmham r. station. Post town, Reepham, under Norwich. Acres, 1,511. Real property, £3,082. Pop., 487. Houses, 103. The manor belongs to J. Collyer, Esq. W. Hall is the seat of R. Leamon, Esq. There are two large tanneries. The living is a vicarage, annexed to Hackford. The church is old but good. Charities, £6.
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Whitwell, in Broadland and Norfolk | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 28th April 2017
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