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Holton, Suffolk

Historical Description

Holton, a village and a parish in Suffolk, adjacent to the river Biythe, 1 mile ENE of Halesworth station on the East Suffolk branch of the G.E.R. There is a post office under Halesworth; money order and telegraph office, Halesworth. Acreage, 1236; population, 493. Holton Hall is a chief residence, standing in a well-wooded park of about 70 acres. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Norwich; net yearly value, £194 with residence. Patron, the Lord Chancellor. The church is an ancient building of flint in the Norman style, but the greater part has been rebuilt. There is a Baptist chape

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1894-5

Administration

The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.

Ancient CountySuffolk 
Ecclesiastical parishHolton St. Peter 
HundredBlything 
Poor Law unionBlything 

Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.


Civil Registration

For general information about Civil Registration (births, marriages and deaths) see the Civil Registration page.


Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Holton from the following:


Land and Property

The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Suffolk is available to browse.


Maps

Online maps of Holton are available from a number of sites:


Newspapers and Periodicals

The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following Suffolk papers online:

DistrictWaveney
CountySuffolk
RegionEastern
CountryEngland
Postal districtIP19
Post TownHalesworth

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