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Freckenham, Suffolk

Historical Description

Freckenham, a village and a parish in Suffolk, on the river Lark, at the boundary with Cambridgeshire, 3½ miles SW of Mildenhall station on the G.E.B., and 4½ NW of Kennet station on the G.E.R. There is a post office under Soham; money order and telegraph office, Chippenham. Acreage, 2610; population, 341. The living is a vicarage and a rectory in the diocese of Ely; net yearly value, £with residence. Patron, St Peter's College, Cambridge. The church is a building of stone, rubble, and clunch, chiefly in the Gothic 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 parishFreckenham St. Andrew 
Poor Law unionMildenhall 

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 Freckenham 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 districtIP28
Post TownBury St. Edmunds