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Flowton, Suffolk

Historical Description

Flowton, a village and a parish in Suffolk, 3¼ miles WNW of Bramford station on the G.E.R., and 5½ NW by W of Ipswich. Post town, Ipswich; money order and telegraph office, Bramford. Acreage, 492; population, 150. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Norwich; net yearly value, £100 with residence. The church is a building of flint and stone in the Decorated 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 parishFlowton St. Mary 
HundredBosmere and Claydon 
Poor Law unionBosmere and Claydon 

Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.

Civil Registration

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Directories & Gazetteers

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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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DistrictMid Suffolk
Postal districtIP8
Post TownIpswich