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Southolt, Suffolk

Historical Description

Southolt, a village and a parish in Suffolk, 4½ miles SE of Eye station on the G.E.R. Post town and money order and telegraph office, Eye. Acreage, 821; population, 152. The manor belongs to the Chenery family. The living is a perpetual curacy, annexed to Worlingworth. The church is an ancient building of flint and stone in the Early English style. There are town lands worth about £20 a year, and two commons together covering about 12 acres.

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 parishSoutholt St. Margaret 
Poor Law unionHoxne 

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

Civil Registration

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Directories & Gazetteers

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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 districtIP23
Post TownEye