"BURGATE, a parish in the hundred of Hartismere, in the county of Suffolk, 4 miles to the N.W. of Eye, its post town. The Eastern Union railway passes near it. The living is a rectory* in the diocese of Norwich, value 560, in the patronage of the bishop. The church is dedicated to St. Mary, and contains a monumental brass of Sir William Burgate, who died in 1409."

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

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Historical Geography


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