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Weybread, Suffolk

Historical Description

Weybread, a parish, with a village, in Suffolk, 2 miles S by W of Harleston station on the G.E.R. It has a post office under Harleston; money order and telegraph office, Harleston. Acreage, 2501; population, 638. There are four manors. Weybread Hall and Instead Manor House are ancient mansions converted into farmhouses. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Norwich; net value, £85 with residence. The church is an edifice of flint in the Perpendicular style, with round Norman tower, and has been restored.

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 parishWeybread St. Andrew 
Poor Law unionHoxne 

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

Church Records

Marriages at Weybread, 1687 to 1837 are available online as part of the Suffolk Parish and Probate Records.

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Weybread from the following:

Land and Property

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


Online maps of Weybread 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 districtIP21