Olc; Edmund Summers was the chief, and when there was
a run,called out his allies, who took horses and carts (from the
farmers?) and conveyed the goods - spirits, tobacco, silk and lace -
to the hiding places, or as far as possible inland.
Earlharn. July 24,1811.
"We passed through yesterday more comfortably than might have
been expected. Nothing passed at Meeting calculated-to give
pain. Dear Eetsy's company has been most acceptable to us all,
she did not speak at the Meeting or the grave, but in our solemn
sitting in the drawing-room at Keswick, she prayed most sweetly,
there were very few there, except the very nearest relations,
Not another word was said at Keswick, nor could any desire an ad-
Interested in the reading level of a book?
On a late afternoon, I went outside to put Muffie and Fluffie in for the night but found them already in their house in the straw. Fluffie stood drooping with her head and tail curved toward the ground and Muffie stood motionless beside her. I rushed Fluffie to the veterinarian and brought her home with medicine, but she died that same night in the small bedroom where she and Muffie had liked to perch on top of the bookcase in front of the big window overlooking the yard.
building of the Chureh atHarpley, Norfolk, as patron.
Northrepps, like most villages, is mentioned in Domesday
Book, which great book was completed in 1086, In it we read
of the church round which clustered the cottages of the one free-
man, two villains (or farmers) and five boarders (or laborers)
on the estate of Ketell, the Dane.
His son - John 4th.......Unknown.
As time went on we read of the great families of de Repps,
Heydons and Rugges successively owning land there, which estate
seems to have been entirely on the East side of the parish, and
is now owned with the Manor, by Lord Suffield.
Hi8 son - Bdmund.........In 1367 was arbitrator with
To whom the Westerly portion of the parish adjoining, "Crosdale
Street belonged in early days I cannot find; probably but little
His son - Sir Robert.........Unknown.
How richly are we blessed in our family circles.
May we ever be devoted to our good and gracious Master - simply,
solely and decidedly. Ex parte Christi !
His son - Thomas lBt.....Unknown.
In 1602 Richard Ellis, only son of William Ellis, yeoman of
Rockland - St Mary, and Audrey, his wife, came to Northrepps and
married there-, Mary Playford, a member of the old Northrepps yeo-
man family of that name. They were blessed with numerous des-
cendants, who soon became land owners and set up two family estates
on each side of the parish, and it is not impossible that this
couple built Northrepps Hall which is about that date, though there
seems little doubt that it was then only rebuilt with old material,
but from what site it is impossible to say.