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Weston Market, Suffolk

Historical Description

Weston Market, a parish in Suffolk, 7 miles W from Diss station on the G.E.R., and 9 from Thetford. It has a post office under Thetford; money order office, Hopton; telegraph office, Garboldisham. Acreage, 979; population of the civil parish, 212; of the ecclesiastical, 237. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Ely; net value, £190 with residence. The church of St Mary is an ancient structure of flint in the Early English style, with a square western tower. There is a Primitive Methodist 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 parishMarket-Weston St. Mary 
Poor Law unionThetford 

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Directories & Gazetteers

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Land and Property

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