Newton  Suffolk


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

NEWTON-NEAR-SUDBURY, a parish in Sudbury district, Suffolk; 3¼ miles E of Sudbury r. station. Post-town, Sudbury. Acres, 2, 197. Real property, £3, 561. Pop., 529. Houses, 102. The manor of Newton Hallbelongs to Earl Howe; and the manor of Botelers, to the Rev. T. H. Causton. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Ely. Value, £597.* Patron, St. Peter's College Cambridge. The church is ancient; retains a Norman arch, which was formerly a doorway; and comprises nave and chancel, with S porch and a tower. There are a Primitive Methodist chapel and a national school.

Newton through time

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

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GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Newton, in Babergh and Suffolk | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 26th March 2019

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