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Winston, Suffolk

Historical Description

Winston, a parish, with a village, in Suffolk, 1 mile SSE of Debenham, and 7 miles NE of Needham station on the G.E.R. Post town, Debenham, under Stonham. Acreage, 1509; population, 285. The manor belongs to the Dean and Chapter of Ely. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Norwich; net value, £135 with residence. Patrons, the Dean and Chapter of Ely. The church is an ancient building in the Gothic style.

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 parishWinston St. Andrew 
Poor Law unionBosmere and Claydon 

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

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Winston 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

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

DistrictMid Suffolk
Postal districtIP14
Post TownStowmarket