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Capel St Andrew, Suffolk

Historical Description

Capel-St-Andrew, a parish in Suffolk, near the coast, 6 miles ESE of Melton station on the G.E.R., and 7 E of Woodbridge, which is the post town; money order office, Boyton; telegraph office, Tunstall. Acreage, 2330; population of the civil parish, 183; of the ecclesiastical, 520. The living is a perpetual curacy, annexed to that of Butley, in the diocese of Norwich. There is no church.

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 
Civil parishButley 
Ecclesiastical parishCapel St. Andrew 
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 Capel St Andrew 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 districtIP12
Post TownWoodbridge