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Thorpe Morieux, Suffolk

Historical Description

Thorpe Morieux, a parish in Suffolk, 4 miles NNE of Lavenham station on the G.E.R. It has a post office under Hitcham; money order office, Felsham; telegraph office, Cockfield. Acreage, 2497; population, 385. There is a parish council of seven members and a chairman. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Ely; net value, £357 with residence. The church is an edifice of stone in the Perpendicular style, with an embattled tower, and has been restored.

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 parishThorpe-Morieux St. Mary 
Poor Law unionCosford 

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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Postal districtIP30
Post TownBury St. Edmunds