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Walsham le Willows, Suffolk

Historical Description

Walsham-le-Willows, a village and a parish in Suffolk. The village stands 5 miles W by N of Finningham station on the G.E.R., and 8½ NNW of Stowmarket, and has a post, money order, and telegraph office under Bury St Edmunds, and a public hall and reading-room. The parish comprises 2817 acres; population, 1033. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Ely; net value, £180 with residence. The church is a large structure of flint in the Perpendicular style, and has been well restored. There are Baptist and Congregational chapels, and a children's home.

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 parishWalsham-Le-Willows St. Mary 
Poor Law unionStow 

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

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Walsham le Willows 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:

DistrictMid Suffolk
Postal districtIP31
Post TownBury St. Edmunds