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Walpole, Suffolk

Historical Description

Walpole, a parish, with a village, in Suffolk, 3 miles SW of Halesworth station on the G.E.R. It has a post office under Halesworth; money order and telegraph office, Halesworth. Acreage, 1675; population, 393. There is a parish council consisting of seven members. The manor belongs to Lord Huntingfield. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Norwich; gross value, £80 with residence. Patron, the Church Patronage Society. The church is a structure of flint in the Early Decorated style, and was enlarged and restored in 1878. There are Congregational and Primitive Methodist chapels.

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 parishWalpole St. Mary 
Poor Law unionBlything 

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

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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DistrictSuffolk Coastal
Postal districtIP19
Post TownHalesworth