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Barton Mills, Suffolk

Historical Description

Barton-Mills or Little Barton, a village and a parish in Suffolk, adjacent to the river Lark, 1 mile SSE of Mildenhall, and 4 SE from Kennet station on the G.E.R., with a post office under Mildenhall (S.O.), which is the money order and telegraph office. Acreage, 1888; population, 407. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Ely; net value, £300 with residence, in the gift of the Lord Chancellor. The church is an ancient building of stone, and contains an ancient font and a carved oak pulpit. There is also a Baptist chapel, erected in 1844. There are corn mills in this village, worked by steam and water, and some good villa residences.

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 parishBarton-Mills St. Mary 
Poor Law unionMildenhall 

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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DistrictForest Heath
Postal districtIP28
Post TownBury St. Edmunds