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Bedingfield, Suffolk

Historical Description

Bedingfield, a parish in Suffolk, 4 miles SSE of Eye station on the G.E.R., and 4 N by E of Debenham. It has a post office under Eye, which is the money order and telegraph office. Acreage, 1805; population, 299. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Norwich; net yearly value, £231 with residence. The patronage is under trustees. The church is a fine erection of stone and flint in the Gothic-style. There is a town estate of 23 acres, and a few small charities.

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 parishBedingfield St. Mary 
Poor Law unionHoxne 

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

Civil Registration

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Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Bedingfield 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

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DistrictMid Suffolk
Postal districtIP23
Post TownEye