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"BARNARDISTON, (or Barniston), a parish in the hundred of Risbridge, in the county of Suffolk. 4 miles from Haverhill. Clare is its post town. It contains the extra-parochial liberty of Risbridge Monks. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Ely, of the value of £191, in the gift of the Rev. V. Ellis. The church is dedicated to All Saints.

Description(s) from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868)



  • All Saints, Church Lane, Church of England

  • Chapel, Greys Lane, Primitive Methodist

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