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Thorndon, Suffolk

Historical Description

Thorndon, a parish, with a village, in Suffolk, 3 miles S of Eye station on the G.E.R. It has a post office under Eye; money order and telegraph office. Eye. Acreage, 2723; population, 618. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Norwich; net value, £480 with residence. The church is a handsome building of flint in the Perpendicular style, with an embattled tower, and has been well restored. A reformatory school for boys was established in 1856.

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 parishThorndon All Saints 
Poor Law unionHartismere 

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

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Thorndon from the following:

Land and Property

The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Suffolk is available to browse.


Online maps of Thorndon are available from a number of sites:

Newspapers and Periodicals

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

DistrictMid Suffolk
Postal districtIP23
Post TownEye