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Redlingfield, Suffolk

Historical Description

Redlingfield, a parish, with a village, in Suffolk, 3 miles SE of Eye station on the G.E.R., and 5½ miles N of Debenham. Post town and money order and telegraph office, Eye. Acreage, 1060; population, 175. The manor belongs to the Adair family. A Benedictine nunnery was founded here in 1120 by Manasses, Earl of Guisnez, and was given at the dissolution to the Bedingfields. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Norwich. The church, a building of flint and brick in the Norman style, was the chapel of the ancient nunnery.

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 
Poor Law unionHartismere 

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

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Redlingfield from the following:

Land and Property

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


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Newspapers and Periodicals

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

DistrictMid Suffolk
Postal districtIP23
Post TownEye