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

Open a form to report problems or contribute information

1 Introduction 2 Message details 3 Upload file 4 Submitted

Help and advice for Shottisham

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.


"SHOTTISHAM, a parish in the hundred of Wilford, county Suffolk, 4 miles S.E. of Woodford, and 6 from Woodbridge, its post town. The village, which is small, is situated near Shottisham Ford, on a creek of the river Deben. The inhabitants are chiefly agricultural. The surface is generally flat, and there are 40 acres of marsh. The soil is light and sandy. The tithes have been commuted for a rent-charge of £226, and the glebe comprises 24 acres. The living is a rectory* in the diocese of Norwich, value £248. The church, dedicated to St. Margaret, is a atone structure, with a tower containing one bell. It was restored in 1845. The parochial charities produce about £9 per annum. There is a National school for both sexes. The Rev. W. Darby and Rev. M. B. Darby are lords of the manor."

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

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 Shottisham which are provided by:


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

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

Historical Geography

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