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Ramsholt, Suffolk

Historical Description

Ramsholt, a parish and scattered hamlet in Suffolk, on the river Deben, 7 miles SSE of Melton station on the G.E.R. Post, money order, and telegraph office, Alderton. Acreage, 1804; population, 157. The manor belongs to Lord Rendlesham. The living is a perpetual curacy, held with Bawdsey, in the diocese of Norwich. The church, a small and unpretending building of stone, old style, has an ancient oval tower attached, of Roman origin.

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 parishRamsholt All Saints 
Poor Law unionWoodbridge 

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

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Ramsholt from the following:

Land and Property

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


Online maps of Ramsholt 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 districtIP12
Post TownWoodbridge