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Monewden, Suffolk

Historical Description

Monewden, a parish, with a village, in Suffolk, near the river Deben, 7 miles WNW of Wickham Market, and 5 SW from Framlingham station on the G.E.R. Post town and money order and telegraph office, Wickham Market. Acreage, 1011; population, 203. The manor belongs to the Austin family. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Norwich; net value, £210 with residence. The church, which contains a peal of six bells and two ancient brasses to the Reve family, is a building of flint in the Gothic 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 parishMonewden St. Mary 
Poor Law unionPlomesgate 

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

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Monewden from the following:

Land and Property

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


Online maps of Monewden are available from a number of sites:

Newspapers and Periodicals

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

DistrictSuffolk Coastal
Postal districtIP13
Post TownWoodbridge