East Somerton  Norfolk


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

SOMERTON (East), a parish in Flegg district, Norfolk; 8¾ miles NNW of Yarmouth r. station. Post town, West Somerton, under Yarmouth. Acres, 798. Real property, £1,714. Pop., 62. Houses, 13. Burnley Hall is the seat of R. S. Watling, Esq. The living is a p. curacy annexed to Winterton.

East Somerton through time

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

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of East Somerton, in Great Yarmouth and Norfolk | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 28th January 2022

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