The local Cemetery in Derbyshire Lane was opened in 1869 and contains a monument to William SWIFT, a local genealogist.
Alan HEARDMAN has a photograph of the St. James Churchyard on Geo-graph, taken in April, 2009.
"NORTON is an agricultural parish, containing a village of the same name, about two miles and a half from Dronfield and four from Sheffield. About one mile south-east is Hazelhurst and Oaks, the seats of William John Bagshaw, Esq. magistrate. The church, among which is an altar tomb, to the memory of the parents of John Blythe, Bishop of Salisbury, and Geffrey Blythe, Bishop of Lichfield, both of whom were born here: a place of worship for unitarians, and a grammar school, of ancient foundation are in the parish - which contained, in 1831, 1,747 inhabitants."
[Description from Pigot and Co's Commercial Directory for Derbyshire, 1835]
Norton is 164 miles north of the City of London. The following places are constablewicks in this parish: Hemsworth, Bradway, Norton Lees and Woodseats.
A local landmark is the Norton Water Tower photograph here by Rdue HEALTH, taken in November, 2014. The water tower can be seen from parts of Sheffield to the north.
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