"HUNSTON, a parish in the hundred of Blackbourn, county Suffolk, 8 miles N.W. of Stowmarket, its post town, 9 N.E. of Bury St. Edmund's, and 3; miles N. of Elmswell railway station. The village is small and entirely agricultural. It is in conjunction with the village of Langham. The living is a perpetual curacy in the diocese of Ely, value 55. The church, dedicated to St. Michael, is situated in the grounds of Hunston Hall. The parochial charities produce about 12 per annum. John Henry Heigham, Esq., is lord of the manor."

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



Church History

Descriptions and photographs of churches in the parish may be found in Simon Knott's Suffolk Churches.

Church Records

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Historical Geography


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