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Creeting St Peter, Suffolk

Historical Description

Creeting St Peter or West Creeting, a parish in Suffolk, 2 miles N from Needham-Market station on the G E.R., and 2½ SE of Stowmarket. Post town, Needham-Market; money order and telegraph office, Needham-Market. Acreage, 1358; population, 248. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Norwich; net yearly value, £296 with residence. The church is a Gothic building of stone and flint. There is a small Congregational 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 parishCreeting St. Peter, or West Creeting 
Poor Law unionStow 

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

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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DistrictMid Suffolk
Postal districtIP6
Post TownIpswich