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Wattisham, Suffolk

Historical Description

Wattisham, a parish in Suffolk, 2 miles NE by N of Bildeston, and 5 WSW of Needham station on the G.E.R. Post town, Bildeston, under Ipswich. Acreage, 1272; population, 178. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Ely. Patron, King's College, Cambridge. The church is an ancient structure of stone and flint in the Early English style. There is a Wesleyan 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 parishWattisham St. Nicholas 
Poor Law unionCosford 

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

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Wattisham 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:

Postal districtIP7
Post TownIpswich