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Eyke, Suffolk

Historical Description

Eyke, a village and a parish in Suffolk. The village-stands near the river Deben, 1½ mile ENE from Melton station on the G.E.R., and 4 NE by E from Woodbridge,. and has a post office under Woodbridge; money order and telegraph office, Melton. The parish comprises 2784 acres; population, 489. The living is a rectoiy in the diocese of Norwich; gross value, £440. The church is a very ancient building of flint partly in the Norman style.

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 parishEyke All Saints 
Poor Law unionPlomesgate 

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 Eyke from the following:

Land and Property

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


Online maps of Eyke 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 districtIP12
Post TownWoodbridge