Thingoe  Suffolk


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

THINGOE, a district and a hundred in the W of Suffolk. The district contains 47 parishes, and 2 extra-parochial tracts; and is divided into the sub-districts of Rougham, Fornham, and Ixworth. Acres, 82,464. Poor rates in 1863, £10,217. Pop. in 1851, 19,014; in 1861, 18,224. Houses, 3,867. ...

Marriages in 1863, 114; births, 554,-of which 46 were illegitimate; deaths, 354, -of which 124 were at ages under 5 years, and 9 at ages above 85. Marriages in the ten years 1851-60, 1,298; births, 6,074; deaths, 3,530. The places of worship, in 1851, were 47 of the Church of England, with 8,068 sittings; 2 of Independents, with 350 s; 5 of Baptists, with 839 s.; 2 of Wesleyans, with 303 s.; 4 of Primitive Methodists, with 466 s.; 2 of Wesleyan Reformers, with 252 s.; and 1 undefined, with 250 s. The schools were 37 public day-schools, with 1,850 scholars; 32 private day-schools, with 658 s.; 38 Sunday-schools, with, 1,963 s.; and 6 evening schools for adults, with 55 s.-The hundred contains only 20 parishes. Acres, 31,114 Pop. in 1851, 7,064; in 1861, 6,820. Houses, 1,394.

Thingoe through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 06th December 2021

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