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Langham, Suffolk

Historical Description

Langham, a parish, with a village, in Suffolk, 3½ miles ESE of Ixworth, and 4 NNW of Elmswell station on the G.E.R. Post town, Bury St Edmunds; money order and telegraph office, Walsham-le-Willows. Acreage, 9 70; population, 175. The property and the .manor belong to the Wilson family. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Ely; net value, £296 with residence. The church is an ancient building of flint in the Early English and Decorated styles; it was partly restored in 1887. Langham Hall is a chief residence.

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 parishLangham St. Mary 
Poor Law unionStow 

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

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Langham from the following:

Land and Property

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


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Newspapers and Periodicals

The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following Suffolk papers online:

DistrictMid Suffolk
Postal districtIP31
Post TownBury St. Edmunds