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Braiseworth or Breisworth, Suffolk

Historical Description

Braiseworth or Breisworth, a parish in Suffolk, 2 miles SSW of Eye station on the G.E.R., and 3½ SE of Mellis. Post town, Eye, which is the money order and telegraph office. Acreage, 730; population, 119. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Norwich; gross value, £185 with residence. The church, a building of flint in the Norman style, was erected in 1857.

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 
Poor Law unionHartismere 

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Directories & Gazetteers

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Land and Property

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