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Worlingworth, Suffolk

Historical Description

Worlingworth, a parish, with a village, in Suffolk, 5 miles NW by N of Framlingham station on the G.E.R. It has a post and money order office under Framlingham; telegraph office, Stradbroke. Acreage, 2473; population of the civil parish, 574; of the ecclesiastical, with Southolt, 726. There is a parish council consisting of nine members. The manor belongs to Lord Henniker. The living is a rectory, united with Sontholt, in the diocese of Norwich; gross value, £750 with residence. Patron, Lord Henniker. The church contains a beautiful Gothic font cover which once adorned the abbey church of Bury St Edmunds.

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 parishWorlingworth St. Mary 
Poor Law unionHoxne 

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

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Worlingworth 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 districtIP13
Post TownWoodbridge