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|Purdis Farm, Suffolk|
|Poor Law Union||Woodbridge PLU|
|Parish registers: For records see surrounding parishes|
|Bishop's Transcripts: For records see surrounding parishes|
|Rural Deanery||Not Applicable|
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|Suffolk Record Office|
PURDIS, an extra'-parochial 'farm in Woodbridge district, Suffolk; 4¼ miles S E of Ipswich. 
Alnesbourn Priory and Purdies Farm form an extra-parochial district on the north side of Nacton, about 3 miles S.E. of Ipswich, and contain about 777A. of land, (belonging to Sir Philip Broke,) eight houses, and 39 inhabitants. This district is said to have had three churches, viz., Hallowtree, St. Petronille, and Bixley, but their sites are unknown. Alnesbourn Priory was a small house of Augustine monks, which was added as a cell to Woodbridge in 1452.....William White, 1844, History, Gazetteer, and Directory of Suffolk, page 125-126
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There are census records available for Purdis Farm from 1841 to 1911. Census records are available on a variety of subscription and other websites. If you need to consult the 1841 to 1891 census on microfilm, refer to Purdis Farm Censusin the catalogue.
There is statistical data available for the census years 1801 to 1931 that records the number of houses, families, people, and other statistical data for every parish in Suffolk.
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Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to Suffolk Probate Records to find the name of the court having primary jurisdiction. Scroll down in the article to the section Court Jurisdictions by Parish.
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