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Eriswell, Suffolk

Historical Description

Eriswell, a village and a parish in Suffolk, 3 miles NNE from Mildenhall station on the G.E.R., and 5¼ S from Lakenheath. Post town, Brandon; money order and telegraph office, Lakenheath. Acreage, 6658; population, 402. The living is a rectory in the diocsse of Ely; net value, £608 with residence. The church is an ancient building of stone, in the Early English and Decorated styles, and there is a Wesleyan chapel.

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 parishEriswell St. Peter 
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 Eriswell 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 districtIP27
Post TownBrandon