Hethel  Norfolk


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

HETHEL, a parish in Henstead district, Norfolk; 2½ miles S by W of Hethersett r. station, and 4 E by S of Wymondham. Post town, Hethersett, under Wymondham. Acres, 1, 428. Real property, £2, 743. Pop., 196. Houses, 25. The property is divided among a few. Hethel Thorn, near the church, is said to be as old as the time of King John. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Norwich. Value, £405. Patron, the Rev. J. H. Steward. The church is good, with a tower; and has a monument to Myles Branthwaite. There is a national school..

Hethel through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 19th September 2021

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