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Ash Bocking, Suffolk

Historical Description

Ash-Bocking or Ashbocken, a parish in Suffolk, 5 miles NE of Claydon station on the G.E.R., and 8 N of Ipswich. Post town, Needham-Market; money order and telegraph office, Coddenham. Acreage, 1413; population, 289. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Norwich; gross yearly value, £326; patron, the Lord Chancellor. The church has a brass of a Booking of 1585, and is very good.

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 parishAsh-Bocking All Saints 
HundredBosmere and Claydon 
Poor Law unionBosmere and Claydon 

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

The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Suffolk is available to browse.


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Newspapers and Periodicals

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DistrictMid Suffolk
Postal districtIP6
Post TownIpswich