We are in the process of upgrading the site to implement a content management system.


"FALKENHAM, a parish in the hundred of Colneis, county Suffolk, 6 miles S.E. of Woodbridge, its post town, and 9 S.E. of Ipswich. It is situated on the W. bank of the river Deben, near its mouth. The village is small. The living is a vicarage* in the diocese of Norwich, value £291, in the patronage of the lord chancellor. The church is a neat brick edifice dedicated to St. Ethelbert. The charities amount to about £15 per annum. The Independents have a chapel, and there is a National school. The Duke of Hamilton is lord of the manor."

Description(s) from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868)



  • Chapel, Falkenham Road, Independent

  • St Ethelbert, Lower Falkenham Road, Church of England

You can also perform a more selective search for churches in the Falkenham area that are recorded in the GENUKI church database. This will also help identify other churches in nearby townships and/or parishes. You also have the option to see the location of the churches marked on a map.

Church History

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

Description and Travel

You can see pictures of Falkenham which are provided by:


Ask the GENUKI Gazetteer for a calculation of the distance from Falkenham to another place.

Historical Geography

You can see the administrative areas in which Falkenham has been placed at times in the past. Select one to see a link to a map of that particular area.


You can see maps centred on OS grid reference TM293391 (Lat/Lon: 52.002905, 1.339323), Falkenham which are provided by: