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Willisham, Suffolk

Historical Description

Willisham, a parish in Suffolk, 3 miles N of Needham Market station on the G.E.R., and 7 NW of Ipswich. Post town, Needham Market. Acreage, 940; population of the civil parish, 177; of the ecclesiastical, 144. The living'is a vicarage in the diocese of Norwich; gross value, £80. The church is a plain building in the Norman style, and was rebuilt in 1878.

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 parishWillisham St. Mary 
HundredBosmere and Claydon 
Poor Law unionBosmere and Claydon 

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

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Willisham 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 districtIP8
Post TownIpswich