In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Sharrington like this:
SHARRINGTON, a parish, with a village, in Walsingham district, Norfolk; 3¾ miles W S W of Holt, and 7 E by N of Walsingham r. station. Post-town, Holt, under Thetford. Acres, 863. Real property, £1, 61 6. Pop., 257. Houses, 58. The manor belongs to the Rev. Sir E. R. Jodrell, Bart. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Norwich. Value, £300.* Patron, the Rev. Sir E. R. Jodrell, Bart. The church is early English, and good. There is a national school.
Sharrington is now part of North Norfolk district. Click here for graphs and data of how North Norfolk has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Sharrington itself, go to Units and Statistics.
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Sharrington in North Norfolk | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 30th March 2017
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