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Whitton cum ThurIeston, Suffolk

Historical Description

Whitton-cum-ThurIeston, a parish in Suffolk, 1½ mile E of Bramford station on the G.E.R. It has a post office under Ipswich; money order and telegraph office, Bramford. Acreage, 1478; population, 680. For parish council purposes that portion of Whitton within the borough of Ipswich is formed into a ward of that borough, and that portion outside the borough has a parish meeting. Thurleston Lodge, Sparrowe's Nest, Datchet House, and Brook House are the chief residences. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Norwich; gross value, £280 with residence. Patron, the Bishop of Norwich. The church is a building of flint in the Early English style, and has been restored and enlarged.

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 parishWhitton St. Mary 
Poor Law unionIpswich 

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

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Whitton cum ThurIeston from the following:

Land and Property

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

Newspapers and Periodicals

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