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Hunston, Suffolk

Historical Description

Hunston, a village and a parish in Suffolk, 8½ miles NW from Elmswell station on the G.E.R., and 8 NW from Stow-market. Post town, Bury St Edmunds; money order and telegraph office, Stowlangtoffc Acreage, 960; population, 130. The manor belongs to Major Clement Henry John Heigham. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Ely; value,, £46. Patron, Major Heigham. The church is an ancient building of flint in the Early English style.

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 parishHunston St. Michael 
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 Hunston 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 districtIP31
Post TownBury St. Edmunds