Hawkedon  Suffolk


In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Hawkedon like this:

HAWKEDON, a parish in Sudbury district, Suffolk; 5½ miles NNE of Clare r. station, and 10 NW by N of Sudbury. Post town, Stansfield, under Sudbury. Acres, 1, 461. Real property, £2, 049. Pop., 321. Houses, 67. Hawkedon Hall belongs to J. E. Hale, Esq.; and Thurston Hall, to H. J. Oakes, Esq. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Ely. Value, £400. * Patron, H. J. Oakes, Esq. The church is ancient, with a tower; and contains an ancient font, and several brasses and monuments. There is a national school.

Hawkedon through time

Hawkedon is now part of St Edmundsbury district. Click here for graphs and data of how St Edmundsbury has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Hawkedon itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Hawkedon, in St Edmundsbury and Suffolk | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 19th May 2022

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