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Elveden, Suffolk

Historical Description

Elveden or Elden, a village and a parish in Suffolk, 4½ miles WSW from Thetford station on the G.E.R., and 8 ENE of Mildenhall. Post town, and money order and telegraph office, Thetford. Acreage, 5508; population, 233. Elveden Hall is a chief residence. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Ely; net value, £320 with residence. The church is ancient and has a flint tower.

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 parishElvedon St. Andrew 
Poor Law unionMildenhall 

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 Elveden 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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DistrictForest Heath
Postal districtIP24
Post TownThetford