Boxford  Suffolk


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

BOXFORD, a village and a parish in Gosford district, Suffolk. The village stands on an affluent of the river Stour, 4½ miles WSW of Hadleigh r. station, and 6 ESE of Sudbury; and has a post office† under Colchester, and fairs on Easter Monday and 21 Dec.—The parish includes also the hamlet of Hadleigh. ...

Acres, 1,820. Real property, £4,174. Pop., 986. Houses, 236. The property is subdivided. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Ely. Value, £710.* Patron, the Crown. The church is good; and there are an Independent chapel, an endowed grammar school, and charities £58.

Boxford through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 23rd November 2019

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