Stradbroke  Suffolk


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

STRADBROKE, a small town, a parish, and a sub-district, in Hoxne district, Suffolk. The town stands 5¾ miles E of Eye r. station; is a seat of petty sessions, and a polling place; and has a post-office‡ under Wickham-Market, two good inns, a police station, a church with lofty tower, a Baptist chapel, a middle-class endowed school for 50 boys, a large mixed school, Hoxne workhouse, charities £109, a weekly market on Monday, and a cattle fair on the 3d Monday of June.—The parish comprises 3,702 acres. ...

Real property, £8,341. Pop. in 1851, 1,822; in 1861, 1,537. Houses, 304. S. manor belongs to Sir E.Kerrison, Bart., and Shelton-Hall-with-Wilby manor to T. G. Corbett, Esq. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Norwich. Value, £750.* Patron, the Bishop of N.—The sub-district contains ten parishes. Acres, 26,492. Pop., 7,692. Houses, 1,633.

Stradbroke through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 22nd April 2019

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