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Great Waldingfield, Suffolk

Historical Description

Waldingfield, Great, a parish, with a village, in Suffolk, 3½ miles NE of Sudbury station on the G.E.R. It has a post office under Sudbury; money order and telegraph office, Sudbury. Acreage, 2303; population of the civil parish, 557; of the ecclesiastical, 569. There is a parish council of seven members and a chairman. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Ely; net value, £475 with residence. Patron, Clare College, Cambridge. The church is a Gothic structure of rubble, and has been well restored.

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 parishWaldingfield St. Lawrence 
Poor Law unionSudbury 

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

Directories & Gazetteers

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

Land and Property

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


Online maps of Great Waldingfield 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