Place:Ashbocking, Suffolk, England

TypeParish (ancient), Civil parish
Coordinates52.146°N 1.192°E
Located inSuffolk, England
See alsoBosmere and Claydon Hundred, Suffolk, Englandhundred in which it was located
Bosmere and Claydon Rural, Suffolk, Englandrural district in which it was located 1894-1934
Gipping Rural, Suffolk, Englandrural district in which it was located 1934-1974
Mid Suffolk District, Suffolk, Englanddistrict municipality covering the area since 1974
source: Family History Library Catalog
the following text is based on an article in Wikipedia

Ashbocking is a village and civil parish in the Mid Suffolk District of Suffolk, England. The village is about seven miles north of Ipswich, and according to the 2001 census had a population of 318.

A Vision of Britain through Time provides the following description of Ashbocking from John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales of 1870-72:

"ASH-BOCKING, or Ashbocken, a parish in Bosmere [registration] district, Suffolk; 5 miles NE of Claydon [railway] station, and 8 N of Ipswich. Post Town: Coddenham under Needham-Market. Acres: 1,408. Real property: £2,588. Population: 324. Houses: 70. The property is not much divided. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Norwich. Value: £333. Patron: the Lord Chancellor. The church has a brass of a Bocking of 1585, and is very good. Charities, £25."

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