In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Kenton like this:
KENTON, a parish, with a village, in Plomesgate district, Suffolk; 2½ miles NE of Debenham, and 6 WNW of Framlingham r. station. Post town, Debenham, under Stonham. Acres, 1, 208. Real property, £2, 064. Pop., 308. Houses, 62. The property is divided among a few. The manor belongs to the Rev. Thomas Mills. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Norwich. Value, £150. * Patron, Lord Henniker. The church is of the 12th century, and has a mural monumental plate of the Garney family, of date 1524. There are a national school, and charities £38.
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Kenton in Mid Suffolk | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
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