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Washbrook, Suffolk

Historical Description

Washbrook, a parish, with a village, in Suffolk, 2½ miles N of Capel station on the G.E.R., and 3½ SSW of Ipswich. Post town, Ipswich. Acreage, 1501; population of the civil parish, 337; of the ecclesiastical, with Copdock, 648. There is a parish council consisting of seven members. The living is a vicarage, annexed to the rectory of Copdock. The church is a small but interesting building of stone in the Early English style with a square tower, and was restored in 1886. There is a Baptist chapel.

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 parishWashbrook St. Mary 

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

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Washbrook from the following:

Land and Property

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


Online maps of Washbrook 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:

Postal districtIP8
Post TownIpswich