In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Saxstead like this:
SAXTEAD, a parish, with a village, in Hoxne district, Suffolk; on the river Alde, 2½ miles N W of Framlingham r. station. It has a post-office under Wickham-Market. Acres, 1, 202. Real property, £2, 420. Pop., 448. Houses, 100. The living is a p. curacy, annexed to Framlingham, in the diocese of Norwich. The church is good.
Saxstead is now part of Suffolk Coastal district. Click here for graphs and data of how Suffolk Coastal has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Saxstead itself, go to Units and Statistics.
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Saxstead in Suffolk Coastal | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 30th March 2017
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