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Swilland, Suffolk

Historical Description

Swilland, a village and a parish in Suffolk, 5 miles NE from Claydon station on the Ipswich and Norwich section of the G.E.R., and 6 N by E of Ipswich. Post town, Ipswich; money order office, Grundisburgh; telegraph office, Claydon. Acreage, 956; population, 214. The manor belongs to the Hatten family. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Norwich; net value, £163 with residence. Patron, the Lord Chancellor. The church is a small edifice of rubble.

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 parishSwilland St. Mary 
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

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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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DistrictSuffolk Coastal
Postal districtIP6
Post TownIpswich