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Withersfield, Suffolk

Historical Description

Withersfield, a parish in Suffolk, 2 miles NW of Haverhill station on the G.E.R. It has a post office under Newmarket; money order and telegraph office, Haverhill. Acreage, 2498; population, 634. There is a parish council consisting of seven members. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Ely; net value, £340 with residence. The church was partly rebuilt and enlarged in 1868.

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 parishWithersfield St. Mary 
Poor Law unionRisbridge 

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

Civil Registration

For general information about Civil Registration (births, marriages and deaths) see the Civil Registration page.

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Withersfield from the following:

Land and Property

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


Online maps of Withersfield 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:

DistrictSt. Edmundsbury
Postal districtCB9
Post TownHaverhill