Stanton  Suffolk


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

STANTON, a village and a parish in Thingoe district, Suffolk. The village stands 6 miles N by W of Elmswell r. station, and 9 NE of Bury-St. Edmunds; and has a post-office under Bury-St. Edmunds, and a fair on Whit-Monday. The parish is twofold,-S.-All Saints and S.-St. John, and comprises 3,254 acres. Real property, £6,151. Pop., 1,045. Houses, 224. The property is subdivided. The living is a double rectory in the diocese of Ely. Value, £983.* Patron, H.L. Moseley, Esq. There are two churches, a Wesleyan chapel, a national school, and charities £114.

Stanton through time

Stanton 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 Stanton itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 20th April 2024

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