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Great Glemham, Suffolk

Historical Description

Glemham, Great, a village and a parish in Suffolk, 2¼miles ENE of Parham station on the G.E.R., and 4 WSW of Saxmundham, with a post office under Saxmundham; money order office, Farnham; telegraph office, Saxmundbam. Acreage of civil parish, 1918; population, 282; of ecclesiastical, with Little Glemham, 563. The living is a perpetual curacy, annexed to the rectory of Little Glemham, in the diocese of Norwich; ]'oint net yearly value, £213 with residence. Patron, the Earl of Guildford. The church is a building of flint in the Perpendicular 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 parishGlemham All Saints 
Poor Law unionPlomesgate 

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

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Great Glemham from the following:

Land and Property

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


Online maps of Great Glemham 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:

DistrictSuffolk Coastal
Postal districtIP17
Post TownSaxmundham