Wherstead  Suffolk


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

WHERSTEAD, a parish, with a village, in Samford district, Suffolk; on the river Orwell, 2½ miles S of Ipswich r. station. It has a post-office under Ipswich. Acres, 2,154; of which 135 are water. Real property, £2,957. Pop., 245. Houses, 49. The manor, with W. Park, belongs to the Dashwoods. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Norwich. Value, £180.* Patron, the Rev. B. A. Blake. The church was recently restored. There is a free school.

Wherstead through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 17th August 2022

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