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South Elmham St Peter, Suffolk

Historical Description

Elmham (South) St Peter, a parish in Suffolk, 4 miles S by W from Bungay town and station. Post town and money order and telegraph office, Bungay. Acreage, 570; population, 79. The living is a rectory, annexed to the rectory of South Elmham St Margaret, in the diocese of Norwich. The church has a Norman door.

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


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

Ancient CountySuffolk 
Ecclesiastical parishSouth Elmham St. Peter 
Poor Law unionWangford 

Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.

Civil Registration

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Directories & Gazetteers

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Land and Property

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Newspapers and Periodicals

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