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Sunday 28th April 2024

9.30 am

Holy Communion


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Curates and Churchwardens

Who have been the curates and churchwardens over the centuries. Click here to see the list.

Campsea Ashe Village Voice

A new publication full of interest to local people. Click here.

1921 census

To view the 1921 census summary click here.

Parish Records

Details of transcripts of the Parish Records from 1606 to 1875 are available here.


A defibrillator is now available at the Village Hall and can be accessed in the event of someone having a heart attack. More information is available here.

Our Diocese

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Parish Magazine

A digital copy of the latest magazine, and those for previous months, is available here.




Sport in Campsea Ashe


Campsea Ashe village may not be considered to have the greatest of history when considering sport, but the archives show that sport has played an important part in the village at times. 


In the early part of the 20th century the local football team was reasonably successful and in 1909/10 won 14 of 19 matches played. Click here for more details.

Football was played much later in the century as well - the photograph below was probably taken in the 1960s. Roly Burt, a well known local character who lived in The Glen, is on the back row second left.

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Cricket has been played at Ashe park since the 19th century. John George Sheppard was the owner of Campsea Ashe estate in 1845 and he formed a club at Campsea Ashe.  He was a friend of the founders of the I Zingari Club and invited the I Zingari to play on his newly formed cricket ground at the end of August 1845. Crowds of over 2000 watched the games apparently. 

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1949 Cricket Team

Lord Ullswater loved his cricket:

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Ipswich Journal 1st July 1893 


Shooting has long been a favourite country sport in the village right up to the present day. Lord Ullswater enjoyed his shooting:

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Archdeacon Cory also enjoyed his shooting whilst he was not on duty as Rector of the Parish - see his letter in his biography.


During the Great War soldiers recuperated from their injuries at the High House and at Rendlesham Hall. They were encouraged to play croquet:

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Horse racing

Whilst there is no racing course in the village a horse named Campsea-Ash has raced on various race courses during the 1980s and 90s. Owned and trained by G A Hubbard of Worlingworth, Campsea-Ash was a grey gelding born in 1984. It ran in 55 races , mainly chase and hurle races and it managed 6 wins, 9 seconds and 16 third places. It's total earnings were £46, 865.

Campsea-Ash's first race was at Kempton on 22 January 1988 and its last at Southall on 11th May 1994.