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Little Whelnetham, Suffolk

Historical Description

Whelnetham, Little, a parish in Suffolk, with a station on the G.E.R., 2½ miles SE of Bury St Edmunds. Post town, Bury St Edmunds. Acreage, 599; population, 174. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Ely; net value, £100 with residence. Patron, the Marquis of Bristol. The church is 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 parishLittle Welnetham St. Mary 
Poor Law unionThingoe 

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

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Newspapers and Periodicals

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