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Farnham, Suffolk

Historical Description

Farnham, a village and a parish in Suffolk, near the river Aide, 2-¼ miles SW from Saxmundham, and 3¼ NE from Marlesford station on the G.E.R., with a post and money order office under Saxmundham; telegraph office, Wickham Market. Acreage, 1199; population, 185. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Norwich; net value, £86 with residence. The church is Norman, with a flint tower, and very good.

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 parishFarnham St. Mary 
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 Farnham from the following:

Land and Property

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


Online maps of Farnham 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 districtIP17
Post TownSaxmundham