Place:Blyford, Suffolk, England

Alt namesBlythfordsource: older usage
TypeParish (ancient), Civil parish
Coordinates52.3358°N 1.5587°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
Wainford Rural, Suffolk, Englandrural district in which it was located 1934-1974
Waveney District, Suffolk, Englanddistrict municipality covering the area since 1974
source: Family History Library Catalog

NOTE: Blyford should not be confused with Blyth Haven (the south end of the town of Southwold, or with Blythburgh, also on the River Blyth, half way between Halesworth and Southwold.

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Blyford (Blythford) is a village and civil parish in the Waveney District of Suffolk, England, about 3 miles (5 km) east of Halesworth and separated from the village of Wenhaston by the River Blyth to the south.

The population in 1801 was 163 and by 1840 had risen to 223. In 1861 the population was 193, and in 2001 it was 110.

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

"BLYTHFORD, or Blyford, a parish in Blything [registration] district, Suffolk; on the river Blythe, 2½ miles E by S of Halesworth [railway] station. Post Town: Halesworth. Acres: 947. Real property: £1,548. Population: 193. Houses: 41. The living is a donative in the diocese of Norwich. Value: not reported. Patron: the Rev. Jeremy Day. The church has two Norman doors and a perpendicular English tower, but is mainly decorated English."

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