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Linstead Parva, Suffolk

Historical Description

Linstead Parva, a parish, with a small village, in Suffolk, 3½ miles W by N of Halesworth town and station on the G.E.R. Post town and money order and telegraph office, Halesworth. Acreage, 567; population of the civil parish, 125; of the ecclesiastical, with Linstead Magna, 216. The manor and most of the land belong to Lord Huntingfield. The living is a vicarage, united with that of Linstead Magna, in the diocese of Norwich; joint gross value, £143, in the gift of the Church Patronage Society. The church is a small but ancient building of flint in the Early English 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 parishLinstead Parva St. Margaret 
Poor Law unionBlything 

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

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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DistrictSuffolk Coastal
Postal districtIP19
Post TownHalesworth