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Barningham, Suffolk

Historical Description

Barningham, a parish in Suffolk, 2 miles S of the Little Ouse river, and 7½ S of Harling Road station on the G.E.R. It has a post office under Bury-St-Edmunds; money order office, Hopton; telegraph office, Ixworth. Acreage, 1620; population of the civil parish, 403; of the ecclesiastical, 581. The living is a rectory, united with the rectory of Coney-Weston, in the diocese of Ely; joint net yearly value, £750 with residence. The church is a flint building, with tower, and has a brass of 1499. There are Wesleyan Methodist and Primitive Methodist chapels, and some small charities.

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 parishBarningham St. Andrew 
Poor Law unionThetford 

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

Civil Registration

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Directories & Gazetteers

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Land and Property

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Newspapers and Periodicals

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DistrictSt. Edmundsbury
Postal districtIP31
Post TownBury St. Edmunds