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Uggeshall, Suffolk

Historical Description

Uggeshall, a parish in Suffolk, 4 miles from Brampton station on the G.E.R. It has a post office under Wangford; money order and telegraph office, Wangford. Acreage, 1494; population of the civil parish, 235; of the ecclesiastical, with Sotherton, 394. The manor belongs to the Earl of Stradbroke. There are sand and clay pits. The living is a rectory, united with Sotherton, in the diocese of Norwich; gross value, £580 with residence. Patron, the Earl of Stradbroke. The church is an ancient building of flint in the Early English style, and has been restored and enlarged.

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 parishUggeshall St. Mary 
Poor Law unionBlything 

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Civil Registration

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Directories & Gazetteers

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Land and Property

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Newspapers and Periodicals

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Postal districtNR34
Post TownBeccles