UK Genealogy Archives logo
DISCLOSURE: This page may contain affiliate links, meaning when you click the links and make a purchase, we may receive a commission.

Westhorpe, Suffolk

Historical Description

Westhorpe, a parish in Suffolk, 1¾ mile W of Finningham station on the G.E.R., and 7 miles N of Stowmarket. Post town, Finningham, under Stowmarket. Acreage, 1337; population, 216. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Norwich; gross value, £260 with residence. The church is a large and ancient structure of flint in the Early English style. 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 parishWesthorpe St. Margaret 
Poor Law unionHartismere 

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

Civil Registration

For general information about Civil Registration (births, marriages and deaths) see the Civil Registration page.

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Westhorpe from the following:

Land and Property

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


Online maps of Westhorpe 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:

DistrictMid Suffolk
Postal districtIP14
Post TownStowmarket