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David Report 25 Nov 2012 13:20

could someone inform me what paish it is for hadleigh suffolk
thank you


GlitterBaby Report 25 Nov 2012 13:27

Do you mean parish or registration district ?

1837 - 1889 Cosford

1889 - 1938 Cosford. West Suffolk

1938 - 1974 Sudbury

Hadleigh Hamlet
1837 - 1935 Cosford

After 1936 incorporated into Boxford and Kersey


JustDinosaurJill Report 25 Nov 2012 13:28,_Suffolk

Might be enough to answer or get you started.


David Report 25 Nov 2012 13:30

thank you
i mean the parish for hadliegh i have an ancestor bap hadliegh 1764
thats all i know


David Report 25 Nov 2012 13:34

i let me explain
i found a bap for my ancesster martha hayward bap 10 /4/1764 family search
what im trying to do is find the parish for hadleigh so i may be able to get some parish records


David Report 25 Nov 2012 13:35

thank you jill
will have a look at that


KenSE Report 25 Nov 2012 15:51

The parish is Hadleigh, nearby parishes are Aldham, Kersey, Layham, Whatfield and Shelley.

The Suffolk Record Office is at:


mgnv Report 26 Nov 2012 09:08

You can do a look up in Lewis (1848):
and see:
HADLEIGH (St. Mary), a market-town and parish, in the union and hundred of Cosford, W. division of Suffolk, 10½ miles (W. by S.) from Ipswich, etc..
As nearly all the initial rego districts coincided with the poor law union, so HADLEIGH would be in Cosford from 1837 until 1938q2, after which Cosford was abolished and Hadleigh went to Sudbury RD.
[above editted to fix typo]

There's also an 1850s map at
You can click on Suffilk, list all the parishes, click on Hadleigh, and layer on the civil RD.


Reggie Report 26 Nov 2012 09:15

Look up Churches in Hadleigh

I would imagine there was actually only one Parish Church.

The County Records Office will hold the info


David Report 26 Nov 2012 20:50

thank you


David Report 28 Mar 2013 11:18

could you tell me the parish for alphington devon please


KenSE Report 28 Mar 2013 11:58

Alphington is a parish.

It was in the St Thomas registration district until 1936, then in the Devon Central district until 1974. Since 1974 it is in the Exeter district.


David Report 28 Mar 2013 13:09

thank you


mgnv Report 28 Mar 2013 16:57

You can do a look up in Lewis (1848):


David Report 29 Mar 2013 11:17

thank you


Renes Report 10 Apr 2013 14:33

Nudge up for info