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Tannington, Suffolk

Historical Description

Tannington, a village and a parish in Suffolk, 5 miles NW from Framlingham station on the G.E.R. Post town, Wickham Market; money order and telegraph office, Framlingham. Acreage, 1638; population of the civil parish, 167; of the ecclesiastical with Brundish, 544. The manor belongs to the Earl of Stradbroke. The living is a vicarage, united with Brundish, in the diocese of Norwich; joint net value, £150 with residence, in the gift of the Bishop of Norwich. The church is a fine building of flint.

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 parishTannington St. Ethelbert 
Poor Law unionHoxne 

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 Tannington 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 districtIP13
Post TownWoodbridge