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Hemley, Suffolk

Historical Description

Hemley, a village and a parish in Suffolk, on the river Deben, 4½ miles SSE from Bealings station on the G.E.E., and 6 S from Woodbridge. Post town and money order and telegraph office, Woodbridge. Acreage, 740; population, 94. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Norwich; value, £149 with residence. Patron, the Lord Chancellor. The whole of the church, with the exception of the tower, was rebuilt in 1889.

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 parishHemley All Saints 
Poor Law unionWoodbridge 

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 Hemley from the following:

Land and Property

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


Online maps of Hemley 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 districtIP12
Post TownWoodbridge