Place:Aldeby, Norfolk, England

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NameAldeby
Alt namesAldeburysource: Domesday Book (1985) p 186
TypeInhabited place
Coordinates52.483°N 1.61°E
Located inNorfolk, England
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Aldeby is a village and civil parish in the English county of Norfolk. It is bounded to the south by the River Waveney, on the other side of which is Suffolk. The village is about five miles (8 km) by road from Beccles.

The civil parish has an area of 12.61 square kilometres and in 2001 had a population of 437 in 175 households. For the purposes of local government, the parish falls within the area of the district of South Norfolk.


Aldeby is well known for its fishing pits and also historically for the apple factory (Waveney Apple Growers Ltd) based on Common Road that closed in the late 1990s. It also once had its own Aldeby railway station.


Aldeby is mentioned in the Domesday Book and was part of Clavering hundred. Aldeby Priory was located here.

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