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Helmingham is a village in Suffolk, England, 12 miles east of Stowmarket, and 12 miles north of Ipswich. It has a population of 170. It retains the same name by which it was recorded in Domesday. Helmingham Hall - a large red brick quadrangular mansion - dates from the reign of Henry VIII. The ancient family of Tollemache have been seated here from an early period after settling for a while at Bentley soon after the Norman conquest.
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Other names by which Helmingham, Suffolk has been known in the past
Elming- ~ Helmingheham ~ Hmingheham ~ Helmincham ~ (Hmingheham)
Helmingham, Suffolk in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)
Helmingham, par., E. Suffolk, 4½ miles SE. of Debenham and 8½ miles N. of Ipswich, 2438 ac., pop. 339; P.O.; contains the old mansion of Helmingham Hall, with park of 400 ac.
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