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Wyverstone, Suffolk

Historical Description

Wyverstone, a parish, with a village, in Suffolk, 2½ miles SW of Finningham station on the G.E.R., and 6 N of Stowmarket. Post town, Bacton, under Stowmarket. Acreage, 1558; population, 245. There is a parish council consisting of five members. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Norwich; net value, £224 with residence, in the gift of the Lord Chancellor. The church is an ancient edifice of flint in the Early English style, with an embattled tower.

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 parishWyverstone St. George 
Poor Law unionHartismere 

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

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Wyverstone from the following:

Land and Property

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


Online maps of Wyverstone 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:

DistrictMid Suffolk
Postal districtIP14
Post TownStowmarket