Shimpling  Suffolk


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

SHIMPLING, or Shimplingthorne, a parish, with a village, in Sudbury district, Suffolk; 4 miles NW by W of Lavenham r. station. It has a post-office under Bury-St. Edmunds. Acres, 2,698. Real property, £3,640. Pop., 500. Houses, 111. The manor, with Chadacre Hall, belongs to Miss Hallifax. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Ely. Value, £600. Patron, the Rev. A.H. Bolton. The church is plain.

Shimpling through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 29th November 2021

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