Norton  Hampshire


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

NORTON, a village and a tything in Freshwater parish, Isle of Wight. The village stands on the coast, between the river Yar and Victoria fort, ½ a mile W of Yarmouth; is a pretty place, with villas and groups of trees; and has a post-office under Yarmouth, Isle of Wight. The tything includes the village; and extendsup the Yar and along the coast. Norton Lodge is the residence of Sir Graham E. Hamond, Bart.; Hill Lodge, of Capt. Hamond; and Marina, of Capt. Crozier. Amber has been found on the shore. .

Additional information about this locality is available for Freshwater

Norton through time

Norton is now part of the Isle of Wight district. Click here for graphs and data of how the Isle of Wight 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 The the Isle of Wight and Hampshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 06th December 2021

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