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Athelington, Suffolk

Historical Description

Athelington or Allerton, a parish in Suffolk, 5 miles SE by E of Eye station on the G.E.R. Post town, Wickham-Market; money order and telegraph office, Stradbroke. Acreage, 494; population, 106. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Norwich; value, £155. Patron, the Lord Chancellor. The church is small, but in excellent condition.

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 parishAthelington St. Peter 
Poor Law unionHoxne 

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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DistrictMid Suffolk
Postal districtIP21