Other current and historical names
Location and coordinates are for the approximate centre of Needham Market within this administrative area. Geographic features and populated places may cross administrative borders.
Gazetteer of the British Isles (Edinburgh: Bartholomew, 1887). John Bartholomew
Needham Market, market town with ry. sta. (Needham), Barking par., Suffolk, on river Gipping, 3 miles SE. of Stowmarket and 8½ miles NW. of Ipswich by rail, pop. 1366; P.O., T.O., 1 Bank. Market-day, Wednesday. Needham has a town hall, an endowed grammar school, and a public library and reading room, and carries on mfrs. of glue.