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Little Thurlow, Suffolk

Historical Description

Thurlow, Little, a parish, with a village, in Suffolk, 4¼miles N of Haverhill station on the G.E.R., and adjoining Great Thurlow. It has a post, money order, and telegraph office. Acreage, 14:13; population, 379. Little Thurlow Hall is the chief residence. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Ely; net value, £290 with residence. The church is a structure of flint in the Early English style, and has several monuments to the Soame family. There are an endowed school, almshouses, and other charities.

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 Thurlow St. Peter 
Poor Law unionRisbridge 

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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DistrictSt. Edmundsbury
Postal districtCB9
Post TownHaverhill