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Stoke Ash, Suffolk

Historical Description

Stoke Ash, a parish, with a village, in Suffolk, 3 miles SW from Eye terminal station on the G.E.R. Post town and money order and telegraph office, Eye. Acreage, 1215; population, 228. Stoke Hall manor belongs to Lord Henniker, and Woodhall manor belongs to the Turner family. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Norwich; gross value£300 with residence. The church, which was thoroughly restored in 1868, is a Norman building of flint and stone, consisting of chancel, nave, S porch, and a square embattled western 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 parishStoke-Ash All Saints 
Poor Law unionHartismere 

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

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Stoke Ash 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