Descriptive Gazetteer Entry for Norton

Norton, par. and vil., Derbyshire - par. (containing Norton Woodseats), 4437 ac., pop. 3759; vil., 4 miles SE. of Sheffield; P.O. Norton is a favourite resort of the inhabitants of Sheffield. Chantrey (1782-1841), the sculptor, was a native.

(John Bartholomew, Gazetteer of the British Isles (1887))

Linked entities:
Feature Description: "parish"   (ADL Feature Type: "countries, 4th order divisions")
Administrative units: Norton CP/AP       Derbyshire AncC
Place: Norton

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