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Colneis Hundred

COLNEIS AND CARLFORD, a hundred in Suffolk; Comprehending the same tract as the sub-districts of Colneis and Carlford. Acres, 47,999. Pop., 11,001. Houses, 2, 371.

(From John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72).)

COLNEIS, a sub-district in Woodbridge district, Suffolk. It comprises the peninsula SE of Ipswich, between the Orwell river and the Deben; and contains fifteen parishes and an extra-parochial tract. Acres, 28, 365. Pop., 5,883. Houses, 1, 224.

(From John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72).)



Civil Registration

In 1836, White's Description of the Poor Law Unions and Registration Districts shows this Hundred to be served by the Registration District(s) of Woodbridge.

See also Brett Langston's Suffolk Registration Districts.

In 1836 the Colneis Registration District comprised the 28 parishes in Colneis Hundred. It is divided into two sub-districts, Capel and Holbrook.

Historical Geography

See A Vision of Britain for a description of Colneis Hundred through time.

Poor Houses, Poor Law

The Workhouse site has an interesting description of Colneis & Carlford Workhouse.

Poor law records for the hundred of Carlford and Colneis, 1758-1831; inmates, 1758-1836; and baptisms and burials, 1792-1835, from FamilySearch.

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