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Rishangles, Suffolk

Historical Description

Rishangles, a parish, with a village, in Suffolk, 4 miles S by E of Eye terminal station on the G.E.R., and 4 NW of Debenham. Post town. Eye. Acreage, 721; population, 152. The manor belongs to the Hayward family. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Norwich; gross value, £302 with residence. The church is a very ancient building of flint in the Early English style, consisting of chancel, nave, N and S porches, with a square western embattled tower. There is a Baptist chapel.

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 parishRishangles St. Margaret 
Poor Law unionHartismere 

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

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Rishangles 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 districtIP23
Post TownEye