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Bedfield, Suffolk

Historical Description

Bedfield, a village and a parish in Suffolk, 4 miles NW of Framlingham station on the G.E.R., with a post office under Framlingham (R.S.O.), which is the telegraph office; money order office, Worlingworth. Acreage, 1270; population, 357. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Norwich; net yearly value, £253, with 18 acres of glebe and residence, in the gift of the Earl of Stradbroke. The church is an ancient edifice of flint in the Perpendicular style.

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 parishBedfield St. Nicholas 
Poor Law unionHoxne 

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

Civil Registration

For general information about Civil Registration (births, marriages and deaths) see the Civil Registration page.

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Bedfield from the following:

Land and Property

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


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Newspapers and Periodicals

The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following Suffolk papers online:

DistrictMid Suffolk
Postal districtIP13
Post TownWoodbridge