"HEPWORTH, a parish in the hundred of Blackburn, county Suffolk, 10 miles N.E. of Bury St. Edmund's, its post town, and 5 N.E. of Ixworth. The inhabitants are chiefly engaged in agriculture. The village, which is small, is situated on the road from Bury St. Edmund's to Norwich. The living is a rectory* in the diocese of Ely, value 498, in the patronage of King's College, Cambridge. The church is dedicated to St. Peter, and has a square embattled tower. There is a place of worship for Primitive Methodists. The charities produce about 66 per annum, including 45 acres which were allotted for fuel to the poor at the enclosure of the parish."

Description(s) from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868)
Transcribed by Colin Hinson © 2003



Church History

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