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Barnardiston, Suffolk

Historical Description

Barnardiston (corruptedly Berniston), a parish in Risbridge union, Suffolk, 5 miles NW of Clare, and 3 NE by E from Haverhill station on the G.E.R. Post town, Clare, which is the money order and telegraph office. Acreage, 1123; population, 181. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Ely; gross yearly value, £210 with residence. The church is an ancient and interesting building of flint in the Norman and Early English styles, and there is a Primitive Methodist chapel.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1894-5


The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.

Ancient CountySuffolk 
Ecclesiastical parishBarnardiston All Saints 
Poor Law unionRisbridge 

Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Barnardiston from the following:

Land and Property

The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Suffolk is available to browse.


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Newspapers and Periodicals

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DistrictSt. Edmundsbury
Postal districtCB9
Post TownHaverhill