|Alt names||Hopton (near Lowestoft||source: Family History Library Catalog|
|Located in||Suffolk, England ( - 1974)|
|Also located in||Norfolk, England (1974 - )|
|East Suffolk, England (1888 - 1974)|
|See also||Mutford and Lothingland Hundred, Suffolk, England||hundred in which it was located|
|Mutford and Lothingland Rural, Suffolk, England||rural district in which it was located 1894-1934|
|Lothingland Rural, Suffolk, England||rural district in which it was located 1934-1974|
|Great Yarmouth District, Norfolk, England||district municipality covering the area since 1974|
- source: Family History Library Catalog
- the following text is based on an article in Wikipedia
Hopton-on-Sea is a village, civil parish and seaside resort on the coast of East Anglia and now in the county of Norfolk. It is located some 8 km south of the town of Great Yarmouth and very close to the UK's most easterly point, Lowestoft Ness. It is also referred to as Hopton (near Lowestoft).
The civil parish was, until 1974, in the administrative county of East Suffolk and the historic county of Suffolk. It has an area of 5.63 km² and in the 2011 census had a population of 2,970 in 1,325 households. For the purposes of local government, the parish now falls within the district of Great Yarmouth District.
A nineteenth century description
A Vision of Britain through Time provides the following description of Hopton-on-Sea from John Bartholomew's Gazetteer of the British Isles of 1887:
- "Hopton, coast par. and vil., E. Suffolk, 4½ miles NW. of Lowestoft, 1267 ac., pop. 320; P.O."
Categories: Suffolk, England | Hopton-on-Sea, Suffolk, England | Mutford and Lothingland Hundred, Suffolk, England | Mutford and Lothingland Rural, Suffolk, England | Lothingland Hundred, Suffolk, England | Great Yarmouth District, Norfolk, England