"ST. JOHN BAPTIST STANTON, a parish in the hundred of Blackbourn, county Suffolk, 3 miles N.E. of Ixworth, its post town, and 9 miles from Bury St. Edmund's. The village, which is small, is chiefly agricultural. The living is a rectory, annexed to that of Stanton All Saints, in the diocese of Ely, joint value 983. The church is dedicated to St. John. The parochial charities, belonging to this and the adjoining parish of All Saints, produce about 114 per annum. There is a National school for both sexes, supported by the Rev. George Bidwell. The Wesleyans have a chapel.

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



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