Descriptive Gazetteer Entry for BRANTHAM

BRANTHAM, a parish in Samford district, Suffolk; on the river Stour, and on the Eastern Counties railway, 2 miles NNE of Manningtree station, and 7½ SSW of Ipswich. It has a post office under Manningtree. Acres, 2,482; of which 560 are water. Real property, £3,654. Pop., 445. Houses, 98. The property is divided among a few. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Norwich. Value, not reported.* Patron, Emmanuel College, Cambridge. The church is good.


(John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72))

Linked entities:
Feature Description: "a parish"   (ADL Feature Type: "countries, 4th order divisions")
Administrative units: Brantham AP/CP       Samford PLU/RegD       Suffolk AncC
Place: Brantham

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