Place:Beighton, Norfolk, England


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

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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.'

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