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Little Glemham, Suffolk

Historical Description

Glemham, Little, or Glemham Parva, a parish in Suffolk, adjacent to the river Aide, 1½ mile ENE of Marles-ford station on the G.E.R., and 4¼ SW of Saxmundham. It has a post office under Wickham Market; money order office, Farnham; telegraph office, Wickham Market. Acreage, 1285; population of the civil parish, 281; of the ecclesiastical, with Great Glemham, 563. Glemham Hall was formerly the seat of the Glemhams, one of whom, Sir Thomas, fought conspicuously for Charles I., and is now the property of the Earl of Guildford. The living is a rectory, united with the perpetual curacy of Great Glemham, in the diocese of Norwich; joint net yearly value, £213 with residence. Patron, the Earl of Guildford. The church is a building of flint and stone, 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 parishLittle Glemham St. Andrew 
Poor Law unionPlomesgate 

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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DistrictSuffolk Coastal
Postal districtIP13
Post TownWoodbridge