Sutton, Suffolk

Historical Description

Sutton, a parish, with a village, in Suffolk, on the river Deben, 3 miles SE of Woodbridge station on the G.E.R. It has a post office under Woodbridge; money order and telegraph office, Melton. Acreage, 5448; population, 500. There is a parish council of nine members and a chairman. Part of the land is heath. Coprolites are found in large quantities. The manor, with Button Hall, belongs to the Waller family. Wood Hall is a chief residence. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Norwich; net value, £267 with residence. The church is an ancient building of flint in the Early English style, consisting of chancel, nave, and S porch. It has an ancient carved stone font and some good stained windows. There is a Baptist chapel.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England and Wales, 1894-5


The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.

Ancient County Suffolk
Ecclesiastical parish Sutton All Saints
Hundred Wilford
Poor Law union Woodbridge

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