"WHITTON-CUM-THURLSTON, a parish in the hundred of Bosmere, county Suffolk, 2 miles N.W. of Ipswich, within which borough it is included, and 1 mile N.E. of the Bramford railway station on the Great Eastern line. The Stow-Market and Ipswich navigation passes through the parish, which includes the hamlet of Thurlston. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Norwich, value 250, in the patronage of the bishop. The church, dedicated to St. Mary, was rebuilt in 1852. The old church of Thurlston is now used as a barn."

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



Church History

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Church Records

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Historical Geography


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