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Great Bealings, Suffolk

Historical Description

Bealings, Great, a village and a parish in Suffolk, on a branch of the Deben river, and on the G E.R., near Bealings 117station, 2½ miles W by S of Woodbridge, with a post office under Woodbridge, which is the money order office; telegraph office, Little Dealings. Acreage, 1036; population, 337. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Norwich; net yearly value, £200 with residence. Patron, Lord Henniker. 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 parishBealings St. Mary 
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 Great Bealings 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 districtIP13
Post TownWoodbridge