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Great Cornard, Suffolk

Historical Description

Cornard, Great, a village and a parish in Suffolk, 1½ mile SE of Sudbury station on the G.E.R., with a post office under Sudbury; money order and telegraph office, Sudbury. Acreage, 1673; population, 966. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Ely; value, £102 with residence. The church is a building of flint in the Early English style. There is a Congregational chapel.

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 parishCornard St. Andrew 
Poor Law unionSudbury 

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 Great Cornard from the following:

Land and Property

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


Online maps of Great Cornard 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:

Postal districtCO10
Post TownSudbury