Fornham St Martin Suffolk


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

FORNHAM-ST. MARTIN, a parish in Thingoe district, Suffolk; on the river Lark, 1¾ mile N of Bury-St. Edmunds r. station. It has a post office under Bury-St. Edmunds. Acres, 1, 230. Real property, £2, 351. Pop., 350. Houses, 74. The property is divided among a few. There are some tumuli. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Ely. Value, £305.* Patron, Lord J. Manners. The church is good; and there are a free school and charities £5.

Fornham St Martin through time

A Vision of Britain through Time includes a large library of local statistics for administrative units. For the best overall sense of how the area containing Fornham St Martin has changed, please see our redistricted information for the modern district of St Edmundsbury. More detailed statistical data are available under Units and statistics, which includes both administrative units covering Fornham St Martin and units named after it.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Fornham St Martin, in St Edmundsbury and Suffolk | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 26th February 2017

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