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1University Study Licenses and Clerical Education in the Diocese of Norwich, 125-35, History of Education Quarterly, Vol. 28, No. 3. (Autumn, 1988), pp. 387-410, John R. Shinners, Jr
2Dearth, Fasting and Alms, The Campaign for General Hospitality in Late Elizabethan England, Past and Present, Number 172, 2001, p60
3A General History of The County of Norfolk, Vol II, John Chambers, Norwich, 1829
4Sir Robert Walpole, the making of a statesman, JH Plumb, Cresset Press, 1956
5The Gentlemen’s Magazine, Jan – Jun 1831, Vol CI, Sylvanus Urban, London, 1831
6National Archives: Ref DR57 : Certificate from George John Thicknesse Tuchet Baron Audley of Heileigh Castle, co. Staffs., admitting John George Bellingham, clerk, as one of his domestic chaplains
8Information partly from his obituary in the Dereham and Fakenham Times, Jun 8,1982
9The Independent, Jan 29, 1994, ‘Church Appointments’
10Information primarily Crockford's, with additional points from the Eastern Daily Press, 7 Feb, 2011, Obituaries.