Place:


Stokesby  Norfolk

 

In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Stokesby like this:

STOKESBY, a parish, with a village, in Flegg district, Norfolk; on the river Bure, 5 miles N by E of Reedham r. station, and 5½ E by N of Yarmouth. It has a post-office under Norwich and a ferry. Acres, 2,119. Real property, £2,997. Pop., 418. Houses, 88. The property is divided among four. The living is a rectory, united with Herringby, in the diocese of Norwich. Value, £526.* Patron, the Rev. T. Beard. The church is good; and there are a Wesleyan chapel and 20 acres of poors' land.

Stokesby through time

Stokesby is now part of Great Yarmouth district. Click here for graphs and data of how Great Yarmouth has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Stokesby itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Stokesby, in Great Yarmouth and Norfolk | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/5744

Date accessed: 23rd July 2019


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