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Tattingstone, Suffolk

Historical Description

Tattingstone, a parish, with a village, in Suffolk, 1 mile ESE of Bentley station on the G.E.R., and 5½ miles S by W of Ipswich. It has a post office under Ipswich; money order office, Bentley; telegraph office, Stutton, and it contains Samford workhouse. Acreage, 1671; population, 515. There is a parish council consisting of nine members. The manor, with Tattingstone Place, was purchased in 1893 by Mr Roger Kerrison. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Norwich; net value, £260 with residence. The church is a building of rubble in the Decorated style, and there is a Wesleyan 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 
Ecclesiastical parishTattingstone St. Mary 

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

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Tattingstone 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

The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following Suffolk papers online:

Postal districtIP9
Post TownIpswich