Place:


Somersham  Suffolk

 

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

SOMERSHAM, a parish, with a village, in Bosmere district, Suffolk; 3¾ miles NE by N of Hadleigh r. station. Post town, Ipswich. Acres, 1,027. Real property, £2,017. Pop., 366. Houses, 98. The property is much subdivided. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Norwich. Value, £280.* Patron, the Rev. N. J. Stubbin. There are chapels for Independents and Baptists.

Somersham through time

Somersham 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 Somersham itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

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

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/7693

Date accessed: 17th January 2019


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