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Westhall, Suffolk

Historical Description

Westhall, a parish, with a village, in Suffolk, 3 miles NE of Halesworth station on the G.E.R. Post town, Wangford. Acreage, 2318; population, 391. There is a parish council consisting of seven members. Westhall Hall belonged to the Bohuns, and is now the property of the Earl of Stradbroke. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Norwich; net value, £150 with residence. Patrons, the Dean and Chapter of Norwich. The church is a building of flint in the Gothic and Norman styles. There is a Primitive Methodist 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 parishWesthall St. Andrew 
Poor Law unionBlything 

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

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Westhall 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

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Postal districtIP19
Post TownHalesworth