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Falkenham, Suffolk

Historical Description

Falkenham, a village and a parish in Suffolk, on the W side of the estuary of the Deben, 3½ miles SE from Orwell station on the G.E.R., and 8 S from Woodbridge. Post town, Ipswich; money order office, Trinity St Martin; telegraph office, Walton. Acreage, 1739 of land and 165 of tidal water; population, 258. A portion of the soil is marsh land. Coprolites are found here. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Norwich; gross value, £331 with residence. Patron, the Lord Chancellor. The church is a building of flint and brick in the Decorated style, and there is a Congregational 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 parishFalkenham St. Ethelbert 
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 Falkenham 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 districtIP10
Post TownIpswich