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Shelland, Suffolk

Historical Description

Shelland, a parish in Suffolk, 3½ miles WNW of Stowmarket station on the G.E.R. Post town, Stowmarket. Acreage, 551; population of the civil parish, 90; of the ecclesiastical, with Gipping, 135. The living is a donative, united with Gipping, in the diocese of Norwich; gross value, £52 with residence. The church is a small edifice of flint and brick in the Pointed 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 
Poor Law unionStow 

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Civil Registration

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Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Shelland 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