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Burgh, Suffolk

Historical Description

Burgh, a parish in Suffolk, 3 miles N of Bealings station on the G.E.R., and 4 NW of Woodbridge, under which it has a post office; money order office, Grundisburgh; telegraph office, Little Bealings. Acreage, 1242; population, 220. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Norwich; net value, £212 with residence. The church, which stands in a very picturesque situation, is an old building of rubble and brick in the Early English style. Thistleton Hall, an old country seat, stands about a mile E of the village.

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 parishBurgh St. Botolph 
Poor Law unionWoodbridge 

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 Burgh 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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DistrictSuffolk Coastal
Postal districtIP13
Post TownWoodbridge