Place:Newton-near-Sudbury, Suffolk, England

Alt namesNewton
Newton Greensource: Wikipedia
TypeParish (ancient), Civil parish
Coordinates52.032°N 0.792°E
Located inSuffolk, England
See alsoBabergh Hundred, Suffolk, Englandhundred in which it was located
source: Family History Library Catalog
the following text is based on an article in Wikipedia

Newton-near-Sudbury or Newton, also known as Newton Green to distinguish it from Nowton near Bury St. Edmunds, and Old Newton near Stowmarket, is a small village and civil parish in Suffolk, England. Part of the Babergh District, it is located on the A134 (Assington Road) between Sudbury and Colchester, around three miles from the former.

A Vision of Britain through Time provides the following description of Newton-near-Sudbury from John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales of 1870-72:

"NEWTON-NEAR-SUDBURY, a parish in Sudbury [registration] district, Suffolk; 3¼ miles E of Sudbury [railway] station. Post-town: Sudbury. Acres: 2,197. Real property: £3,561. Population: 529. Houses: 102. The manor of Newton Hall belongs to Earl Howe; and the manor of Botelers, to the Rev. T. H. Causton. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Ely. Value: £597. Patron: St. Peter's College Cambridge. The church is ancient; retains a Norman arch, which was formerly a doorway; and comprises nave and chancel, with S porch and a tower. There are a Primitive Methodist chapel and a national school."

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