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Hemingstone, Suffolk

Historical Description

Hemingstone, a village and a parish in Suffolk, 3 miles NE from Claydon station on the G.E.E., 4 SW from Needham Market station, and 6¼ N by W from Ipswich. There is a post office under Needham Market; money order and telegraph office, Coddenham. The parish adjoins Shrubland Park, one of the seats of Lord de Saumerez. Acreage, 1449; population, 279. Hemingstone Hall is a brick Tudor edifice of 1625. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Norwich in the gift of Lady de Saumerez. The church is an ancient Gothic building of stone and flint.

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 parishHemingston St. Gregory 
HundredBosmere and Claydon 
Poor Law unionBosmere and Claydon 

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 Hemingstone 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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DistrictMid Suffolk
Postal districtIP6
Post TownIpswich