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Yoxford, Suffolk

Historical Description

Yoxford, a village and a parish in Suffolk The village stands 1 mile WNW of Darsham station on the G.E.R., and 4 miles N of Saxmundham, and has a post, money order, and telegraph office under Saxmundham. The parish comprises 2730 acres; population, 1047. There is a parish council consisting of thirteen members. Cockfield Hall is the seat of the baronet family of Blois, and Grove House, the Rookery, Elmsley, and Sans Souci are other chief residences. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Norwich; gross value, £112 with residence. The church is in the Perpendicular style, and has been restored and enlarged. There are two Methodist chapels, a mechanics' institute, and a library.

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 parishYoxford St. Peter 
Poor Law unionBlything 

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

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Yoxford 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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DistrictSuffolk Coastal
Postal districtIP17
Post TownSaxmundham