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Timworth, Suffolk

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Timworth, Suffolk

Timworth is a village and civil parish 65 miles north east of London and 26 miles (42 km) east of Cambridge in the St Edmundsbury district of Suffolk, eastern England. Located around two miles north of Bury St Edmunds, its 2005 population was 50. The village name is Old English for ‘Enclosure of a man called *Tima’ and was mentioned in the Doomesday Book as Timeworda. In the early industrial revolution the villge was the setting for the great Gleaning Case.
DistrictSt Edmundsbury
Administrative CountySuffolk
Traditional CountySuffolk
OS GridTL8669
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEastern
CountryEngland
Police AuthoritySuffolk
Fire and Rescue AuthoritySuffolk
Fire and Rescue AuthoritySuffolk
Ambulance AuthorityEast of England
Population50
 

Other names by which Timworth, Suffolk has been known in the past

Timeworda ~ Timwrtha

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

Timworth, par., Suffolk, 3 miles N. of Bury St Edmunds, 1358 ac., pop. 179.

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