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Horham, Suffolk

Historical Description

Horham, a village and a parish in Suffolk. The village stands 5 miles ESE from Eye station on the G.E.R., and 9½ WSW from Harleston, and has a post office under Wickham Market; money order and telegraph office, Stradbroke. The parish comprises 1456 acres; population, 328. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Norwich; net value, £250. The church is a building of flint in the Perpendicular style, has an embattled tower, and contains an ancient oak pulpit, and a font with ancient oak cover. There is a Baptist 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 parishHorham St. Mary 
Poor Law unionHoxne 

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

Civil Registration

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Directories & Gazetteers

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Land and Property

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


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Newspapers and Periodicals

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DistrictMid Suffolk
Postal districtIP21