Place:Beighton, Norfolk, England

Watchers


NameBeighton
Alt namesBegetonasource: Domesday Book (1985) p 186
Begetunasource: Domesday Book (1985) p 186
TypeInhabited place
Coordinates52.601°N 1.517°E
Located inNorfolk, England
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


the text in this section is copied from an article in Wikipedia

Beighton is a village and civil parish in the Broadland district of Norfolk, England, about two miles (3 km) south of Acle. According to the 2001 census it had a population of 412.

The name is first recorded as Begetuna in 1086 and is from Old English 'farmstead of a woman called Beage or of a man called Baega.'

Research Tips


This page uses content from the English Wikipedia. The original content was at Beighton, Norfolk. The list of authors can be seen in the page history. As with WeRelate, the content of Wikipedia is available under the Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.