Stoke by Nayland  Suffolk


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

STOKE-BY-NAYLAND, a parish, with a village, in Sudbury district, Suffolk; 1½ mile NE of Nayland, and 6 E by N of Bures r. station. It has a post-office under Colchester. Acres, 5,277. Real property, £9,299. Pop. in 1851, 1,406; in 1861, 1,275. Houses, 302. The decrease of pop. was caused partly by the closing of silk-mills. ...

The property is divided among a few. Tendring Hall is the seat of Sir R.Rowley, Bart.; and Giffords Hall, of P. Mannock, Esq. A monastery was founded here by the Saxon Earl A1gar. The living is a vicarage the diocese of Ely. Value, £355.* Patron, Sir R.Rowley, Bart. The church is later English, with a lofty tower; and was restored in 1865. The p. curacy of Leavenheath is a separate benefice. There are a Roman Catholic chapel, a national school, alms houses, and other charities £25. Lord mayor Capel, ancestor of the Earl of Essex, was a native.

Stoke by Nayland through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 11th August 2022

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