People

Reid

Mr. F.J. Reid, distinguished scientist
Hook, carpenter 1935

Amys

The Amys families links with Barton Turf have been traced back to 1327. Thomas Amys who died in 1495 and his wife Margery have memorial brasses in Barton Turf Church.

Baldero

The Balderos had estates in Barton from 1654 to 1726.

Baldwin

The Baldwins were present in Barton Turf through most of the nineteenth century.

Baispoole

The Baispooles owned estates in Barton from 1559 to 1657.

Blake

William Blake was a farm worker whose hobby was making corn dollies during the 1930s and 1940s.

Cook

William Cook owned land and lived in Barton from around 1493 to 1524.

Cox

There have been Coxes in Barton Turf since the beginning of the nineteenth century.

Custance

Sarah Custance married Anthony Norris and her niece Susannah Durrant inherited Barton Hall on her death in 1787.

Drake

There have been Drakes in Barton Turf since at least 1881.

Durrant

Susanna Durrant inherited Barton Hall on the death of her aunt Sarah Norris.

Doyley

Four brothers from the Doyley family were drowned with others in Barton Broad in 1781.

Francis

John Francis left money in his will to found the John Francis Charity for the poor of the parish.

Haylett

James Haylett was the last basketmaker in Barton Turf. He died in the 1940s.

Knightley

George Knightley owned William Cook’s estate from 1524 to 1563.

Lewgar

Philip Lewgar owned the estate of George Knightley from 1563 to 1568.

Lubbock

Lubbocks lived in Barton Turf from at least the eighteenth century through to the twentieth century.

Matcham

The Matchams lived in Barton Hall from 1787 to 1791.

Neave

There have been Neaves in Barton Turf since 1818.

Newton

The Newtons owned the estate that later became Barton Hall from around 1612 to 1700.

Norris

The Norris family owned the estate of the Balderos from 1726 and owned and occupied Barton Hall from 1728 to 1787.

Peel

The Peel family has owned Barton Hall since 1943.

Platford

There were Platfords in Barton Turf from at least 1817.

Preston

The Preston family owned and occupied Barton Hall during a good part of the nineteeth century.

Salmon(s)

The Salmon(s) families were present in Barton Turf from at least the 1830s.

Salmon-Cox

The Salmon-Coxes were a branch of the Salmon(s) family that began with Jacob Salmon-Cox who was born Jacob Salmons in 1843. The Salmon-Coxes were the founders of Cox’s Boatyard.

Shepherd

Shepherds lived in Barton Turf from around the middle of the nineteenth century.

Trubshawe

Michael Trubshawe owned Barton Hall between 1935 and 1943.

Venner

Between 1700 and 1712, Colonel Samuel Venner built the house that was to become Barton Hall.

Watts

The Watts families’ associations with Barton Turf can be traced back to the early 1600s.

Wigg

Charles Mayes Wigg was a twentieth century Broadland artist who at one time had a studio at Rose Cottage, Barton Turf.

Butterfly box

A big family from 19th butterfly box

Wood

John Wood was the owner of Barton Hall between 1918 and 1935.

Yaxley

Yaxleys have been in Barton Turf since the early 1800s and have links with many other Barton Turf families.

Vicarage

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