Place:


Norton  Kent

 

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

NORTON, a parish, with a village, in Faversham district, Kent; 2½ miles S S E of Teynham r. station, and 3½ W of Faversham. Post-town, Sittingbourne. Acres, 902. Real property, £2, 105. Pop., 124. Houses, 20. The property is divided among a few. The manor, with Norton Court, belongs to the Right Hon. ...


S. R. Lushington. Provender belongs to Dowager Lady Knatch-bull; and Rushett, to J. R. Neame, Esq. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Canterbury. Value, £306.* Patron, the Bishop of Rochester. The church is early English, in good condition; consists of nave and chancel, with a tower; and contains some beautiful mural tablets.

Norton through time

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

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Norton, in Swale and Kent | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/6299

Date accessed: 29th May 2017


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