Irstead  Norfolk


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

IRSTEAD, a parish in Tunstead district, Norfolk; near the river Ant, 11 miles NE of Norwich r. station. Post town, Neatishead, under Norwich. Acres, 1, 065. Real property, £1, 565. Pop., 149. Houses, 34. The property is divided among a few. The living is a rectory, annexed to the vicarage of Barton-Turf, in the diocese of Norwich. The church is good, and has a later English font. There are fuel allotments for the poor, worth £12 a year.

Irstead through time

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

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Irstead in North Norfolk | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 23rd June 2021

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