Open a form to report problems or contribute information

1 Introduction 2 Message details 3 Upload file 4 Submitted

Help and advice for Gisleham

If you have found a problem on this page then please report it on the following form. We will then do our best to fix it. If you are wanting advice then the best place to ask is on the area's specific email lists. All the information that we have is in the web pages, so please do not ask us to supply something that is not there. We are not able to offer a research service.

If you wish to report a problem, or contribute information, then do use the following form to tell us about it.

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


"GISLEHAM, a parish in the hundred of Mutford and Lothingland, county Suffolk, 4 miles S.W. of Lowestoft, its post town, and 7 S.E. of Beccles. It lies near the coast of the North Sea. The village is small, and wholly agricultural. The tithes have been commuted for a rent-charge of .£410. The living is a rectory* in the diocese of Norwich, value £331, in the patronage of the lord chancellor. The church, dedicated to the Holy Trinity, is of ancient date, and has a circular tower surmounted by a steeple of hexagonal form. The roof is partly thatched. The register commences in 1559. The charities consist of the rent of a few acres of land, distributed to the poor in fuel. There is a parochial school. F. W. Irhy, Esq., is lord of the manor."

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


You can also perform a more selective search for churches in the Gisleham area or see them printed 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 Gisleham which are provided by:


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

Historical Geography

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

Ask for a calculation of the distance from Gisleham to another place.