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Woodbridge 1844 Whites Directory

WOODBRIDGE, a thriving and well-built market-town and port, is
pleasanUy situated on the western bank of the Deben, about 9 miles
above the mouth of that broad river, 8 miles E.N.E. of Ipswich, 11
miles W . of Orford, 13 miles S.W. of Saxmundham, 11 miles S. of
Framlingham, and 77 miles N.E. of London. Its population amounted,
in 1801, to 3020 ; in 1811, to 4332; in 1821, to 4060; in 1831, to
4768 ; and in 1841, to 4952 souls, including 35 in the small hamlet and
manor of Kingston. Its PARISH comprises about 1650 acres of fertile
land, forming a detached member of Loes Hundred, from which it ie
separated hy Wilford Hundred. It gives name to the Woodbridge
Union and Superintendent Registrar's District .. more Woodbridge 1844 Directory

Woodbridge 1855 Whites Directory

Transcribed by Colin Ager

WOODBRIDGE, a well-built market town and port, is pleasantly situated on the western bank of the Deben, about nine miles above the mouth of that broad river, eight miles E.N.E. of Ipswich, 11 miles W. of Orford, 13 miles S.W. of Saxmundham, 11 miles S. of Framlingham, and 77 miles N.E. of London. Acts have been obtained for making railways from Ipswich to Woodbridge, and thence to Halesworth, &c., and it is hoped they will be completed in a few years. The population of Woodbridge amounted, in 1801, to 3020; in 1811, to 4332; in 1821, to 4060; in 1831, to 4768; in 1841, to 4952; and to 5161 souls in 1851. Its parish comprises 1053A. 3R. 13P. of fertile land. Forming a detached member of Loes Hundred, from which it is separated by Wilford Hundred. It gives name to the Woodbridge Union, which has its Board-room and principal officers here, but its Workhouse is at Nacton, eight miles from the town .. more Woodbridge 1855 Whites Directory

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