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Wickham Skeith, Suffolk

Historical Description

Wickham Skeith, a parish, with a village, in Suffolk, 2 miles E of Finningham station on the G.E.R., and 4½ SW by S of Eye, Post town, Stonham. Acreage, 1782; population, 439. There is a parish council consisting of nine members. Wickham Hall was rebuilt in 1846, and is now the parsonage. Many Saxon coins have been found. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Norwich; net value, £115 with residence. The church is an ancient building of flint in the Perpendicular style. There are a chapel of ease and a Wesleyan 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 parishWickham-Skeith St. Andrew 
Poor Law unionHartismere 

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

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Wickham Skeith 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

The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following Suffolk papers online:

DistrictMid Suffolk
Postal districtIP23
Post TownEye