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Brandeston, Suffolk

Historical Description

Brandeston, a village and a parish in Suffolk, on the river Deben, 3¼ miles SW of Framlingham station on the G.E.R., and 5 NW by N of Wickham-Market, under which there is a post office; money order and telegraph office, Framlingham. Acreage of parish, 1246; population, 413. Brandeston Hall is a chief residence. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Norwich; net value, £80 with residence. The church is a building of flint in the Perpendicular style. There is also a Congregational chapel.

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 parishBrandeston All Saints 
Poor Law unionPlomesgate 

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 Brandeston 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:

DistrictSuffolk Coastal
Postal districtIP13
Post TownWoodbridge