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Hinderclay, Suffolk

Historical Description

Hinderclay, a village and a parish in Suffolk, near the boundary with Norfolk, 2 miles NW from Botesdale, and 6¼ NNW from Finningham station on the G.E.R. There is a post office under Diss; money order and telegraph office, Botesdale. Acreage, 1488; population, 312. The manor belongs to the Wilson family. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Ely; net yearly value, £224. The church is a plain edifice, with a tower. There are a Primitive Methodist chapel and a few small charities.

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 parishHinderclay St. Mary 
Poor Law unionStow 

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 Hinderclay 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 districtIP22
Post TownDiss