In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Alpheton like this:
ALPHETON, a parish in Sudbury district, Suffolk; on an affluent of the river Stour, 7 miles N of Sudbury r. station. Post Town, Lavenham under Sudbury. Acres, 1,202. Real property, £1,844. Pop., 298. Houses, 69. The property is not much divided. The parish is a meet for the Suffolk hounds. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Ely. Value, £275.* Patron, the Rev. W. J. Aislabie. The church is tolerable.
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Alpheton, in Babergh and Suffolk | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 29th March 2017
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