Sapiston  Suffolk


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

SAPISTON, a parish, with a village, in the district of Thetford and county of Suffolk; on an affluent of the Little Ouse river, 3 miles N N W of Ixworth, and 6 N of Thurston r. station. Post-town, Ixworth, under Bury St. Edmunds. Acres, 1, 230. Real property, £1, 594. Pop., 255. Houses, 53. The property belongs to the Duke of Grafton. The living is a p. curacy in the diocese of Ely. Value, £100.* Patron, the Duke of Grafton. The church is tolerable; and there is a parochial school.

Sapiston through time

Sapiston 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 Sapiston itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 27th November 2021

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