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Fornham All Saints, Suffolk

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Fornham All Saints, Suffolk

Fornham All Saints is a small settlement in Suffolk, England in the St Edmundsbury area. It is north-northwest of the town of Bury St Edmunds and 500m west of Fornham St Genevieve. The village sign depicts a helmet and crossed swords commemorating two battles that took place here. In c902 King Edward fought off a cousin to retain the English crown. In 1173 Henry II defeated the Earl of Leicester and a Flemish army at the Battle of Fornham. Today the historic village is more peaceful.
DistrictMid Suffolk
Administrative CountySuffolk
Traditional CountySuffolk
OS GridTL8367
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEastern
CountryEngland
Police AuthoritySuffolk
Fire and Rescue AuthoritySuffolk
Fire and Rescue AuthoritySuffolk
Ambulance AuthorityEast of England
 

Other names by which Fornham All Saints, Suffolk has been known in the past

All Saints Fornham ~ Fornham

Fornham All Saints, Suffolk in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Fornham, All Saints, par., W. Suffolk, 2 miles NW. of Bury St Edmunds, 1698 ac., pop. 424; P.O.

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