Belstead  Suffolk


In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Belstead like this:

BELSTEAD, a parish in Samford district, Suffolk; near the Eastern Union railway, 3½ miles SW of Ipswich. Post Town, Ipswich. Acres, 1,022. Real property, £1,849. Pop., 292. Houses, 57. The property is divided among a few. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Norwich. Value, £370.* Patron, the Rev. E. J. Lockwood. The church is tolerable; and there is an Independent chapel.

Belstead through time

Belstead is now part of Babergh district. Click here for graphs and data of how Babergh has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Belstead itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Belstead, in Babergh and Suffolk | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 23rd March 2018

Not where you were looking for?

Click here for more detailed advice on finding places within A Vision of Britain through Time , and maybe some references to other places called " Belstead ".