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Brantham, Suffolk

Historical Description

Brantham, a parish in Suffolk, on the river Stour, 2 miles NNE of Manningtree station on the G.E.R., and 7¼ SSW of Ipswich. It has a, post office under Manningtree, which is the money order office; telegraph office, Stutton. Area, 1882 acres; population, 695. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Norwich; net value, £400 with residence. Patron, Emmanuel College, Cambridge. The church is a building of rubble in the Early Decorated style. There is a xylonite factory.

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 parishBrantham St. Michael 

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Civil Registration

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Directories & Gazetteers

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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 districtCO11
Post TownManningtree