Denton a village in South Norfolk, England

Village History

These pages contain a number of items, some general - some more specific, which cover Denton's long history as a community. It is hoped to gradually expand it futher, including additional links to other suitable sites. Offers of relevant material or suggestions for new topics are most welcome. Watch this space!

A Brief History of Denton
Two short summaries of Denton's history.
Denton Archaeology
Denton from the earliest times.
Denton in the Domesday Book
References to Denton from 1086.
Castle Hill & Darrow Wood
Denton Castle, owned by the National Trust.
Church History
Denton's oldest building, its clergy etc.
People from Denton's Past
Information about former residents of Denton including those listed on the parish war memorial.
More Recent Obituaries
Obituaries as recorded in the Parish News.
Denton's Buildings
Information about the history of some of the buildings in the village.
Old Photographs of the Village
Some village scenes recorded in old photographs.
Parish Council
Historical information about the Council and other aspects of local government.
Information about the history of local transport and telecommunications.
Denton in World War II
Two aspects of wartime life in the village.
Millennium 2000
How Denton celebrated the Millennium.
Archive 2009
2009 History Archive.
Archive 2010
2010 History Archive.
Archive 2011
2011 History Archive.
Archive 2012
2012 History Archive.
Archive 2013
2013 History Archive.
Archive 2014
2014 History Archive.
Archive 2015
2015 History Archive.
Archive 2016
2016 History Archive.
Archive 2017
2017 History Archive.
Denton's Farming Festival.
Odds & Ends
Miscellaneous items on Denton's history.
Other Links
Links to other useful sites.

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