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Troston, Suffolk

Historical Description

Troston, a parish, with a village, in Suffolk, 7 miles NNE of Bury St Edmunds, and 4 from Ingham station on the G.E.R. It has a post office under Bury St Edmunds; money order and telegraph office, Ixworth. Acreage, 1797; population, 268. Troston Hall is the chief residence. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Ely; net value, £250 with residence. Patron, the Lord Chancellor. The church is built of flint with stone facings. It has been well restored. There is a Wesleyan 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 parishTroston St. Mary 
Poor Law unionThingoe 

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

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Troston 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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DistrictSt. Edmundsbury
Postal districtIP31
Post TownBury St. Edmunds