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Wissett, Suffolk

Historical Description

Wissett, a parish, with a village, in Suffolk, 2 miles NW of Halesworth station on the G.E.R. It has a post office under Halesworth; money order and telegraph office, Halesworth. Acreage, 2181; population, 376. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Norwich; net value, £60 with residence. The church is partly Norman. There is a Congregational 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 parishWissett St. Andrew 
Poor Law unionBlything 

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

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Wissett from the following:

Land and Property

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


Online maps of Wissett 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:

Postal districtIP19
Post TownHalesworth