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The Parish of Shimpling in the county of Suffolk is in the Chadacre ward of Babergh District Council, and and lies within the parliamentary constituency of South Suffolk.
Our local parliamentary representative at Westminster is James Cartlidge MP.
Shimpling was described in 1870-72 in John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazeteer of England and Wales as:
"SHIMPLING, or Shimplingthorne, a parish, with a village, in Sudbury district, Suffolk; 4 miles NW by W of Lavenham r. station. It has a post-office under Bury-St-Edmunds. Acres 2,698. Real property £3,640. Pop., 500, Houses 111. The manor, with Chadacre Hall, belongs to Miss Hallifax. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Ely. Value £600. Patron, the Rev A. H. Bolton. The church is plain."
Historical information and map sourced from:
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Shimpling, in Babergh and Suffolk | Map and description, . URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/7672