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Wickhambrook, Suffolk

Historical Description

Wickhambrook, a village and a parish in Suffolk. The village stands 6 miles N of Clare station on the G.E.R., and has a post, money order, and telegraph office. The parish comprises 4337 acres; population, 1218. Wickhambrook House, Badmondisfield Hall, and Aldersfield Hall are chief residences. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Ely; net value, £250 with residence. Patron, the Lord Chancellor. The church is an ancient edifice of flint in the Early English style, and has been restored. There are Congregational and Primitive Methodist chapels and almshouses.

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 parishWickhambrook All Saints 
Poor Law unionRisbridge 

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

Civil Registration

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Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Wickhambrook 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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DistrictSt. Edmundsbury
Postal districtCB8
Post TownNewmarket