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Hoo, Suffolk

Historical Description

Hoo, a village and a parish in Suffolk, on the river Deben, 4 miles SW from Framlingham station on the G.E.R., and 4 NW from Wickham Market. Post town and money order and telegraph office, Wickham Market. Acreage, 1217; population, 182; of the united ecclesiastical parish, 389. The manor belongs to the Duke of Hamilton and Brandon. The living is a vicarage, united with the vicarage of Lether-ingham, in the diocese of Norwich; joint gross value, £107. The church is a building of brick 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 parishHoo St. Andrew and St. Eustachius 
Poor Law unionPlomesgate 

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 Hoo from the following:

Land and Property

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


Online maps of Hoo 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 districtIP13
Post TownWoodbridge