Place:Aldringham, Suffolk, England

Alt namesAldringham cum Thorpesource: Wikipedia
Aldringham with Thorpesource: A Vision of Britain through Time
TypeCivil parish
Coordinates52.176°N 1.6°E
Located inSuffolk, England
See alsoBlything Hundred, Suffolk, Englandhundred in which it was located
Blything Rural, Suffolk, Englandrural district in which it was located 1894-1934
Blyth Rural, Suffolk, Englandrural district in which it was located 1934-1974
Suffolk Coastal District, Suffolk, Englanddistrict municipality covering the area since 1974
source: Family History Library Catalog
the following text is based on an article in Wikipedia

Aldringham or Aldringham with Thorpe is a civil parish in the Suffolk Coastal District of Suffolk, England. Located south of the town of Leiston, the parish includes the villages of Aldringham and Thorpeness, which is on the coast, between Sizewell to the north and Aldeburgh to the south. In 2007 it had an estimated population of 700, rising to 759 at the 2011 Census.

As noted by Wilson in his Gazetteer below, the settlement of Thorpeness is often referred to as "Thorpe".

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

"ALDRINGHAM, a village and a parish in Blything [registration] district, Suffolk. The village stands near the coast and near the Aldborough railway, 2¼ miles N of Aldborough. It was formerly a market town; and it still has fairs on 11 Oct. and 1 Dec. The parish contains also the hamlet of Thorpe. Post Town: Aldborough under Saxmundham. Acres: 1,783; of which 80 are water. Real property: £1,913. Population: 471. Houses: 111. The property is divided among a few. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Norwich; and includes the curacy of Thorpe. Value: £59. Patron: the Rev. E. Hollond. The church is transition Norman, and has an octagonal font. There is a Baptist chapel."

Research Tips

This page uses content from the English Wikipedia. The original content was at Aldringham cum Thorpe. The list of authors can be seen in the page history. As with WeRelate, the content of Wikipedia is available under the Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.