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Stansfield, Suffolk

Historical Description

Stansfield, a parish, with Stansfield village and Assington Green hamlet, in Suffolk, 5 miles N by E of Clare station on the Cambridge and Long Melford section of the G.E.R. It has a post office under Clare (R.S.O.); money order and telegraph office, Wickhambrook. Acreage, 2021; population, 410. There is a parish council consisting of seven members. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Ely; net value, £270 with residence. Patron, the Lord Chancellor. The church is a building of flint in the Late Perpendicular and Decorated styles, and there is a Congregational 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 parishStansfield All Saints 
Poor Law unionRisbridge 

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

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Stansfield from the following:

Land and Property

The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Suffolk is available to browse.


Online maps of Stansfield are available from a number of sites:

Newspapers and Periodicals

The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following Suffolk papers online:

DistrictSt. Edmundsbury
Postal districtCO10
Post TownSudbury