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Knettishall, Suffolk

Historical Description

Knettishall, a parish in Suffolk, on the Little Ouse river, at the boundary with Norfolk, near the Peddar Way, 5½ miles S of Harling Road station on the G.E.R., and 6 ESE of Thetford. Post town, East Harling, under Thetford; money order and telegraph office, Hopton. Acreage, 1059; population, 69. The manor belongs to the Champion family. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Norwich, consolidated with Riddlesworth and Gasthorpe; net value, £260 with residence. The church is a building of stone in the Early English and Decorated styles.

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 parishKnettishall All Saints 
Poor Law unionThetford 

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Civil Registration

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Directories & Gazetteers

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Land and Property

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Newspapers and Periodicals

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DistrictSt. Edmundsbury
Postal districtIP22
Post TownDiss