Weybread

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St. Andrew's Church, Weybread

Weybread is a village in Suffolk, England.

The population of the village at the 2011 Census was 432.[1]

Its church, St. Andrew's, is one of 38 existing round-tower churches in Suffolk.

Also in Weybread there is a pub called the Weybread Crown.

Murders[edit]

On the 3 June 2016 Peter and Sylvia Stuart of Brick Kiln Cottage, Mill Lane were reported missing. At 19:15 on the same day Peter was found in woodland near their home. Sylvia is yet to be found. Ali Qazimaj, 42, of Tilbury, Essex, was tried and found guilty; he was sentenced to 35 years imprisonment for the double murder.[2]

Notable people[edit]

Alfred Ablett VC DCM (3 August 1830 – 12 March 1897), a Crimean War recipient of the Victoria Cross, was born in Weybread and lies in the churchyard of St. Andrew's.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Civil Parish population 2011". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 30 August 2016.
  2. ^ http://www.eadt.co.uk/news/ali-qazimaj-43-jailed-for-minimum-of-35-years-for-murdering-weybread-couple-peter-and-sylvia-I stuart-1-4930865
  3. ^ victoriacross.org.uk Archived 26 September 2011 at the Wayback Machine.

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Coordinates: 52°22′32″N 1°17′38″E / 52.3756°N 1.2939°E / 52.3756; 1.2939