Norton  Suffolk


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

NORTON, a village and a parish in Stow district, Suffolk. The village stands 2¼ miles N W of Elmswell r. station, and 6¾ E by N of Bury, St. Edmunds; and has a post-office under Bury, St. Edmunds. The parish comprises 2, 449 acres. Real property, £4, 617. Pop., 948. Houses, 208. ...

Littlehaugh is the seat of P. Huddleston, Esq. A search for gold was made in the time of Henry VIII. The parish is a meet for the Suffolk hounds. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Ely. Value, £611.* Patron, St. Peter's College, Cambridge. There are a Baptist chapel, a national school, and charities £50.

Norton through time

Norton is now part of Mid Suffolk district. Click here for graphs and data of how Mid Suffolk 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 Mid Suffolk | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 20th January 2019

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