Place:Babergh Hundred, Suffolk, England

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NameBabergh Hundred
TypeHundred
Coordinates52.06°N 0.79°E
Located inSuffolk, England
the following text is based on an article in Wikipedia

Babergh was a hundred of Suffolk, consisting of 71,882 acres (290.90 km2). Its name survives in that of Babergh District, the local government district of southern Suffolk that includes the former hundred as well as those of Cosford and Samford.

It consisted of the land to the north, east and south east of Sudbury, the hundred's largest town, and its southern boundary forms the border with Essex. The majority of the land is rural.

It was listed as "Baberga" in the Domesday Book of 1086 and the name is believed to mean "Mound of a man called Babba".

The name derives from Babergh Heath, an area of land around the villages of Great and Little Waldingfield. The village of Great Waldingfield is home to Babergh Hall, the ancient meeting place of the hundred.

Wikipedia provides a map of The Hundreds of Suffolk

Parishes

Parish Description Notes
Acton ancient parish/civil parish
Alpheton ancient parish/civil parish
Assington ancient parish/civil parish
Ballingdon chapelry/ancient parish/civil parish
Boxford ancient parish/civil parish
Boxted ancient parish/civil parish
Brent Eleigh ancient parish/civil parish
Bures hamlet/civil parish until 1866, combined with Bures St. Mary in this database
Bures St. Mary ancient parish/civil parish
Cavendish ancient parish/civil parish
Chilton ancient parish/civil parish
Cockfield ancient parish/civil parish
Edwardstone ancient parish/civil parish
Glemsford ancient parish/civil parish
Great Cornard ancient parish/civil parish
Great Waldingfield ancient parish/civil parish
Groton ancient parish/civil parish
Hartest ancient parish/civil parish
Lavenham ancient parish/civil parish
Lawshall ancient parish/civil parish
Little Cornard ancient parish/civil parish
Little Waldingfield ancient parish/civil parish
Long Melford ancient parish/civil parish
Milden ancient parish/civil parish
Monks Eleigh ancient parish/civil parish
Nayland chapelry/civil parish
Nayland with Wissington civil parish
Newton near Sudbury ancient parish/civil parish
Polstead ancient parish/civil parish
Preston ancient parish/civil parish also known as Preston St. Mary
Shimpling ancient parish/civil parish
Somerton ancient parish/civil parish
Stanstead ancient parish/civil parish
Stoke by Nayland ancient parish/civil parish
Wissington ancient parish/civil parish
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