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Westerfield, Suffolk

Historical Description

Westerfield, a parish, with a village, in Suffolk, with a station on the East Suffolk branch of the G.E.R., 2½ miles NNE of Ipswich. It has a post office under Ipswich; money order and telegraph office, Ipswich. Acreage, 1096; population, 367. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Norwich; net value, £190 with residence. Patron, the Bishop of Norwich. The church is a building of flint and rubble, and contains some handsome stained glass windows.

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 parishWesterfield St. Mary Magdalene 
HundredBosmere and Claydon 
Poor Law unionIpswich 

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

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Westerfield from the following:

Land and Property

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


Online maps of Westerfield 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:

DistrictSuffolk Coastal
Postal districtIP6
Post TownIpswich