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Gazeley, Suffolk

Historical Description

Gazeley, a village and a parish in Suffolk. The village j stands near Icknield Street, 2¼ miles SW of Higham station on the Bury and Newmarket branch of the G.E.R., and 4½ E of Newmarket, and has a post and money order office under Newmarket; telegraph office, Dalham. Acreage, 5918; population of the civil parish, 498; of the ecclesiastical, 730. The living is a vicarage, united with the rectory of Kentford, in the diocese of Ely; net value, £232 with residence. Patron, Trinity Hall, Cambridge. The church is an ancient building of stone and rubble and clunch in the Decorated and Perpendicular styles.

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 parishGazeley All Saints 
Poor Law unionNewmarket 

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 Gazeley 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 districtCB8
Post TownNewmarket