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Hundon, Suffolk

Historical Description

Hundon, a village and a parish in Suffolk. The village stands 3½ miles N by W from Clare station on the G.E.K., and 6 NE by E from Haverhill. There is a post and money order office under Clare '(RS.O.); telegraph office, Clare. The parish comprises 4551 acres; population, 838. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Ely; gross value, about £200 with residence. Patron, Jesus' College, Cambridge. The church is a fine and ancient building of flint, chiefly in the Perpendicular style, and consists of nave, aisles, and chancel, with a porch and tower. An adjoining chapel contains a pyramidal monument to Arethusa, daughter of Lord Clifford, and wife of the Hon. James Vernon. There is a Congregational chapel, and also a valuable charity managed by trustees, which produces about £150 a year.

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 parishHundon All Saints 
Poor Law unionRisbridge 

Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.

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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DistrictSt. Edmundsbury
Postal districtCO10
Post TownSudbury