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Blyford, Suffolk

Historical Description

Blyford, (formerly Blythford), a village and a parish in Suffolk, on the river Blythe, 3 miles E by S of Halesworth station on the G.E.R. Post town, Halesworth, which is the money order and telegraph office. Acreage of parish, 874; population, 163; of the ecclesiastical parish, 166. The living is a donative rectory in the diocese of Norwich; net value, £55. The church, which is an ancient building of flint, has two Norman doors and a Perpendicular English tower, but is mainly Early English and Decorated English.

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 parishBlythford All Saints 
Poor Law unionBlything 

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 Blyford 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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Postal districtIP19
Post TownHalesworth