Place:


Blundeston  Suffolk

 

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

BLUNDESTON, a parish in Mutford district, Suffolk; near the coast, 2 ½ miles ENE of Somerleyton r. station, and 3 ½ NW by N of Lowestoft. It has a post office under Lowestoft. Acres, 1,573. Real property, £3,306. Pop., 664. Houses, 156. The property is much subdivided. The manor belongs to R. H. Reeve, Esq. The living is a rectory, united with the rectory of Flixton, in the diocese of Norwich. Value, £617.* Patrons, Executors of T. Morse, Esq. The church is old. There are a Wesleyan chapel, a national school, and charities £87.

Blundeston through time

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

How to reference this page:

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

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/7039

Date accessed: 24th October 2017


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