Descriptive Gazetteer Entry for SUTTON

SUTTON, a parish, with a village, in Biggleswade district, Beds: 1½ mile S of Potton r. station. Post town, Potton, under St. Neots. Acres, 2,230. Real property, £3,391. Pop., 438. Houses, 70. The manor belonged to John of Gaunt; was given by him, along with Potton, in a rhyming conveyance, to Sir Roger Burgoyne; and, with S. Park, belongs now to Lieut, Col. Sir J. M. Burgoyne, Bart. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Ely. Value, £362.* Patron, St. John's college, Oxford. The church is good; and there are a free school, and charities £30. Stilling fleet was rector.


(John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72))

Linked entities:
Feature Description: "a parish, with a village"   (ADL Feature Type: "populated places")
Administrative units: Sutton CP/AP       Biggleswade RegD/PLU       Bedfordshire AncC
Place: Sutton

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