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Mingay History Part 9

Photo's Of Shotesham & Rainsthorpe Hall


The bottom photo is of St. Mary Church Shotesham, where a lot of’ the people who lived at the Shotesham Hall Manor, were buried, and where Henry and William Mingay were Petrons in 1600. Also John Mingay, who was Rector 1729. This was the year before the Fellows family took over. The top photo is of Tacolneston School, not far from Tasburgh where William Mingay, born at Shotesham in 1620 went to be educated by Mr. Marierie for 6 years. At age 17, he went to Caius College on 2nd March 1637.B.A.1641 -2 M.A.1645. Ordained Deacon and Priest (Lincoln) 2nd July 1646. Rector of Burnham, Ulph, Norfolk, Rector of Chilton, Suffolk 1649, Licensed to preach in the diocese 14th Oct 1662. He was the descendant of William Mingay born 1520 at Shotesham, by line of his son John born 1544, who had a son and heir Henry born 1577, educated at Trinity College Cambridge, who was a scholar of Cambridge, enticed by an Italian to pass over the seas c 1596. He was the father of Rev. William Mingay 1620. Photos taken June 1997.

  Note...... It has come to light that this is not the original school.  It was kindly pointed out (see guest book) that the school          illustrated was built around 1870. Thanks to Ken Hale for this information.

"Found your website by chance. The picture of Tacolneston School cannot be the school you refer to as it was only built in about 1870. There is a now private house some .5 miles away that was previously the school"

his is the History of John Mingay, and William Mingay. John born 1662,William 1663 they were brothers, descendants of Robert Mingay born 1518 Holkham at Hall Norfolk. They were married at Norwich 1543.Pobert had Tuthill Saxlingham property. He had 3 sons, William, Robert, and John, born 1555 son and heir, who married Susanna Skinner of Norwich. He was Sheriff and Mayor of Norwich 1617, he had property at Great Melton Norfolk, and Hethersett, and he died 1625 age 69. They had 3 sons, John born 1587.Anthony born 589.Roger born 1595. Anthony was heir, and had 3 sons John born 1634, who married Elizabeth Tuthill of Saxlingham, Rainthorpe Hall. He was admitted to Caius College Cambridge 2nd Nov 1652. Admitted at Gray's Inn 26th Nov 1655,of Gimingham, he died 1716.Antnony born1636 of London Merchant, under age 21 1649.wiliiam born 1638. John and Elizabeth had 2 sons, John born 1661,of Tasburgh and Rainthorpe Hall, educated at age 17 Caius College 20th May 1679,he died 1683 without issue (family). William was admitted to Cams College 22nd Feb 1683,he also was of Tasburgh and Rainthorpe Hall, he died and left no issue. This is the end of this line of family. Below is the photo of Tasburgh School from the road, and the front of Rainthorpe Hall.




Jack 1  Jack 2 Jack 3  Jack 4 Jack 5 Jack 6 Jack 7 Jack 8 Jack 9 James Mingay K.C.


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