Kenton  Suffolk


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

KENTON, a parish, with a village, in Plomesgate district, Suffolk; 2½ miles NE of Debenham, and 6 WNW of Framlingham r. station. Post town, Debenham, under Stonham. Acres, 1, 208. Real property, £2, 064. Pop., 308. Houses, 62. The property is divided among a few. The manor belongs to the Rev. Thomas Mills. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Norwich. Value, £150. * Patron, Lord Henniker. The church is of the 12th century, and has a mural monumental plate of the Garney family, of date 1524. There are a national school, and charities £38.

Kenton through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 18th April 2024

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