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Yaxley, Suffolk

Historical Description

Yaxley, a parish in Suffolk, 1½ mile E of Mellis, and 2 miles W of Eye station on the G.E.R. It has a post office under Eye; money order and telegraph office, Eye. Acreage, 1257; population, 335. Yaxley Hall is a Tudor mansion. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Norwich; gross value, £140 with residence. The church is an interesting flint and stone edifice in the Perpendicular style, with an embattled tower, and has been well restored.

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 parishYaxley St. Mary 
Poor Law unionHartismere 

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

Civil Registration

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Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Yaxley 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

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DistrictMid Suffolk
Postal districtIP23
Post TownEye