"BADLEY, a parish in the hundred of Bosmere and Claydon, in the county of Suffolk, 2 miles to the N.W. of Needham, its post town. It lies in a pleasant district on the river Orwell. The living is a perpetual curacy in the diocese of Norwich, value 40, in the patronage of the Earl of Ashburnham. The church is dedicated to St. Mary."

Description(s) from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868)
Transcribed by Colin Hinson © 2003



Church History

Descriptions and photographs of churches in the parish may be found in Simon Knott's Suffolk Churches.

Church Records

Description and Travel

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Historical Geography


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