UK Genealogy Archives logo
DISCLOSURE: This page may contain affiliate links, meaning when you click the links and make a purchase, we may receive a commission.

Cratfield, Suffolk

Historical Description

Cratfield, a village and a parish in Suffolk, 7 miles WSW of Halesworth station on the G.E.R., with a post office under Halesworth; money order office, Laxfield; telegraph office, Fressingfield. Acreage, 2127; population, 467. The Iiving is a vicarage in the diocese of Norwich; value, £98 with residence. The church is a fine old building of flint in the Perpendicular style with square tower, and a good peal of hells, and there is a Congregational chapel. There are charities producing about £120 a year.

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 parishCratfield St. Mary 
Poor Law unionBlything 

Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.

Civil Registration

For general information about Civil Registration (births, marriages and deaths) see the Civil Registration page.

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Cratfield from the following:

Land and Property

The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Suffolk is available to browse.


Online maps of Cratfield are available from a number of sites:

Newspapers and Periodicals

The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following Suffolk papers online:

DistrictSuffolk Coastal
Postal districtIP19
Post TownHalesworth