Somerton  Suffolk


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

SOMERTON, a parish in Sudbury district, Suffolk; 8 miles NNW of Sudbury r. station. Post town, Bury-St. Edmunds. Acres, 1,040. Real property, £1,600. Pop., 153. Houses, 29. S. Hall is the seat of J. E. Hale, Esq. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Norwich. Value, £207.* Patron, the Marquis of Downshire. The church is good.

Somerton through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 19th May 2022

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