In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Claxton like this:
CLAXTON, a parish in Loddon district, Norfolk; near the river Yare, 2 miles WSW of Buckenham r. station, and 4 NW of Loddon. Post town, Rockland, under Norwich. Acres, 991. Real property, £1, 380. Pop., 202. Houses, 42. The property is all in one estate. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Norwich. Value, £60. Patron, SirRich, Bart. The church was reported in 1859 to need repair. There are chapels for Baptists and Primitive Methodists. Charities, £10.
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Claxton in South Norfolk | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 30th April 2017
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