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Worlingham, Suffolk

Historical Description

Worlingham, a parish in Suffolk, 1½ mile ESE of Beccles station on the G.E.R. It has a post office under Beccles; money order and telegraph office, Beccles. Acreage, 1672; population, 198. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Norwich; gross value, £235 with residence. Patron, the Lord Chancellor. The church is a structure of flint in the Gothic style, and was restored in 1876.

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 parishWorlingham All Saints 
Poor Law unionWangford 

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 Worlingham from the following:

Land and Property

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


Online maps of Worlingham 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 districtNR34
Post TownBeccles