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Hawkedon, Suffolk

Historical Description

Hawkedon, a village and a parish in Suffolk, 5½ miles NNE from Clare station on the G.E.R., and 10 NW by N from Sudbury. There is a post office under Bury St Edmunds; money order office, Hartest; telegraph office, Wickhambrook. Acreage, 1480; population, 255. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Ely; net value, £223 with residence. The church is ancient, with a tower, and contains an ancient font and several brasses and monuments.

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 unionSudbury 

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 Hawkedon 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

The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following Suffolk papers online:

DistrictSt. Edmundsbury
Postal districtIP29
Post TownBury St. Edmunds