In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Stradsett like this:
STRADSETT, a parish in Downham district, Norfolk; 4½ miles ENE of Downham-Market r. station. Post town, Downham. Acres, 1,318. Real property, £2,130. Pop., 180. Houses, 34. The manor, with S. Hall, belongs to W. Bagge, Esq. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Norwich. Value, £120.* Patron, W. Bagge, Esq. The church is good. Charities, £5.
A Vision of Britain through Time includes a large library of local statistics for administrative units. For the best overall sense of how the area containing Stradsett has changed, please see our redistricted information for the modern district of Kings Lynn and West Norfolk. More detailed statistical data are available under Units and statistics, which includes both administrative units covering Stradsett and units named after it.
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Stradsett in Kings Lynn and West Norfolk | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 12th December 2013
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