Iken  Suffolk


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

IKEN, a parish in Plomesgate district, Suffolk; on the river Alde, 3¾ miles W of Aldborough r, station, and 5½ SE by S of Saxmundham. Post town, WickhamMarket. Acres, 2, 597. Real property, £2, 429. Pop., 336. Houses, 70. The property is divided among a few. Some commerce is carried on at Iken Cliff. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Norwich. Value, £430. * Patron, Mrs. L. Wainewright. The church is ancient and tolerable, has a tower, and stands on a hill. Charities, £36.

Iken through time

Iken 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 Iken itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 03rd December 2021

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