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Belstead, Suffolk

Historical Description

Belstead, a village and a parish in Suffolk, 2 miles N from Bentley station on the G.E.R., and 3½ SW of Ipswich, which is the post town; money order and telegraph office, Copdock. Acreage, 1032; population, 254. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Norwich; gross value, £230 with residence. The church is a small rubble building in the Perpendicular style, and there is a small Congregational chapel.

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

Administration

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

Ancient CountySuffolk 
Ecclesiastical parishBelstead St. Mary 
HundredSamford 

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 Belstead from the following:


Land and Property

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


Maps

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Newspapers and Periodicals

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DistrictBabergh
CountySuffolk
RegionEastern
CountryEngland
Postal districtIP8
Post TownIpswich

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