Place:Aldham, Suffolk, England


Located inSuffolk, England
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Aldham is a village and civil parish in the Babergh district of Suffolk, England. Located around eight miles west of Ipswich, in 2005 it had a population of 200.[1]

According to Eilert Ekwall the meaning of the village name is Ealda's meadow/enclosure or old meadow/enclosure. The village was mentioned in the Domesday Book, at which time it had a population of 16.

The church of Aldham St Mary is one of 38 existing round-tower churches in Suffolk.

On 1555 Aldham Common was the location for the matyrdom of the English Protestant Rowland Taylor during the Marian Persecutions.

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