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Newbourn, Suffolk

Historical Description

Newbourn, a village and a parish in Suffolk. The village stands near the river Deben, 3½ miles S by E of Bealings station on the G.E.R.. and 4½ S by W of Woodbridge. Post town and money order and telegraph office, Woodbridge. The parish comprises 909 acres; population, 129. The manor belongs to the Rowley family. Coprolites are found here. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Norwich; net value, £151 with residence. The church is a building of rubble in the Decorated style; consists of nave, chancel, and Rowley chapel, with a tower, and contains an elaborately-carved octagonal ancient font. There is a Wesleyan chapel.

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 parishNewbourn St. Mary 
Poor Law unionWoodbridge 

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

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Directories & Gazetteers

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Land and Property

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