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Ringshall, Suffolk

Historical Description

Ringshall, a village and a parish in Suffolk. The village stands 4½ miles WSW of Needham Market station on the G.E.R., and has a post office under Stowmarket; money order and telegraph office, Combs. The parish comprises 2135 acres; population, 286. The manor belongs to the Adair family. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Norwich , net value, £411 with residence. Patron, Pembroke College, Oxford. The church is an ancient Gothic building of flint and rubble, consisting of chancel, nave, S porch, and & square embattled western tower. There is a Baptist 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 
HundredBosmere and Claydon 
Poor Law unionBosmere and Claydon 

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

Civil Registration

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Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Ringshall 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

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DistrictMid Suffolk
Postal districtIP14
Post TownStowmarket