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Chevington, Suffolk

Historical Description

Chevington, a village and a parish in Suffolk, 4 miles S from Little Saxham station on the G.E.R., and 7 SW by W of Bury St Edmunds, under which it has a post office; money order and telegraph office, Horringer. Acreage, 2445; population, 545. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Ely; net yearly value, £369. The church is a building of stone in the Norman style. There is a Primitive Methodist chapel, and a large factory for clothing.

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 parishChevington All Saints 
Poor Law unionThingoe 

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

Civil Registration

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Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Chevington 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 districtIP29
Post TownBury St. Edmunds