Trimley St Mary
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Trimley St. Mary is a parish and village between Felixstowe and Ipswich in Suffolk, England. Its eastern border is either the Port of Felixstowe Road bridge or Spriteshall Lane. History would dictate that Spriteshall lane is the more likely border.
The village, and its neighbour Trimley St. Martin, are famous for their adjacent churches which were built as the result of a historical family feud St. Mary's church is the southerly church (at grid reference TM 276 369).
The village also contains a number of shops including an Indian Take-Away, a hairdresser, a newsagent and a pub.
According to the 2011 census the population of Trimley was 3,665.
In the 1870s, Trimley St mary was described in this way:
- TRIMLEY-ST. MARTIN and T.-ST. MARY, two parishes in Woodbridge district... The churches stand in one churchyard, and are both rubble buildings.
The oldest data on Trimley St Mary is the 1811 census, this data shows that the population of the parish was 346 with a balance of 175 males and 171 females. It also enclosed information on occupations showing that 35 families in the village were chiefly employed in agriculture, 17 in trade/manufacture and the remaining 19 families were unknown or not recorded. The population of Trimley St Mary has continued to grow since records began in 1801 where the population was only 330 but has grown exponentially to 3,665 in 2011
Trimley St. Mary is a small parish lying between Felixstowe and Ipswich. Within this small parish there is a variety of local businesses including Window cleaners, beauticians, photographers, metal works, recycling plants, dog groomers and garages. The Parish also contains Trimley St Mary Primary School which currently caters for 370 pupils and has been in existence since 1904 maintaining a good reputation. There is a local newsletter that is distributed occasionally with no set date, letting the community know of anything interesting happening or coming up.
Every year the two parishes of Trimley take part in the annual Carnival that is held in the summer month of July, the two day event is described as "colourful floats starting at Faulkeners Way at 1300, travelling along High Road, and ending at the Trimley Sports and Social Club where there will be various activities, including a disco, stalls, demonstrations, food and fairground rides, and of course Marty Le Fox, the resident carnival mascot"
- "Trimley St MAry (Parish): Key Figures for 2011 Census: Key Statistics". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 5 February 2014.
- Wilson, John Marius (1870-72). Gazetteer of England and Wales. Edinburgh: A. Fullarton & Co.
- General&ResourceType=TNA&SearchTerms=Trimley&simple=yes&path=Results&active=yes&titlepos=0&mno=5&pageseq=350 "Histpop". Online Report. Retrieved 14 March 2014.
- "Portsmouth University". A Vision of Britain through Time. Retrieved 14 March 2014.
- Office for national statistics http://www.neighbourhood.statistics.gov.uk/dissemination/LeadKeyFigures.do?a=7&b=11129859&c=Trimley&d=16&e=62&g=6467273&i=1001x1003x1032x1004&m=0&r=1&s=1394817898149&enc=1
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- Turner, Martin. "Web developer". Free Index. Retrieved 10 March 2014.
- "Trimley St. Mary Primary School". Trimley St. Mary Primary School. Retrieved 2 March 2014.
- "Trimley St. Mary Parish Council". Newsletter. Retrieved 13 March 2014.
- "Visit Felixstowe". website. Retrieved 13 March 2014.
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