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Harleston, Suffolk

Historical Description

Harleston, a parish in Suffolk, 2½ miles NW of Stow-market station on the G.E.R Post town, Stowmarket;. money order and telegraph office, Haughley. Acreage, 612; population, 78. The manor belongs to the Terry family.. The living is a rectory, united to the rectory of Onehouse, in the diocese of Norwich; gross yearly value, £163. Th& church is a small building of flint with a thatched roof.

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 
Poor Law unionStow 

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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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DistrictMid Suffolk
Postal districtIP14
Post TownStowmarket