Hopton  Suffolk


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

HOPTON, a village and a parish in the district of Thetford, and county of Suffolk. The village stands near the Little Ouse river and the boundary with Norfolk, 6 miles S by E of Harling Road r. station, and 9 ESE of Thetford; and has a post office under Thetford. -The parish comprises 1, 373 acres. ...

Real property, £2, 609. Pop., 643. Houses, 144. The property is subdivided. The manor belongs to Thomas Thornhill, Esq. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Ely. Value, £284.* Patron, the Lord Chancellor. The church has an embattled tower, and was thoroughly repaired in 1830. There are a Wesleyan chapel, a national school, and charities £25.

Hopton through time

Hopton 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 Hopton itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 17th October 2021

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