|Type||Parish (ancient), Civil parish|
|Located in||Suffolk, England|
|See also||Blything Hundred, Suffolk, England||hundred in which it was located|
|Blything Rural, Suffolk, England||rural district in which it was located 1894-1934|
|Lothingland Rural, Suffolk, England||rural district in which it was located 1934-1974|
|Waveney District, Suffolk, England||district municipality covering the area since 1974|
- source: Family History Library Catalog
- the following text is based on an article in Wikipedia
Henstead is near Kessingland and the A12 in Suffolk in England. It has a church dedicated to St Mary which is a Grade I listed building. Henstead has been in the Waveney District since 1974.
A Vision of Britain through Time provides the following description of Henstead from John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales of 1870-72:
- "HENSTEAD, a village and a parish in Blything [registration] district, Suffolk. The village stands 3 miles from the coast, and 5 SE of Beccles [railway] station. The parish contains also the hamlet of Hulver, which has a post office under Beccles. Acres: 1,918. Real property: £2,090. Population: 534. Houses: 120. The manor belongs to T. B. Sheriffe, Esq. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Norwich. Value: £423. Patron: T. B. Sheriffe, Esq. The church has a Norman doorway, and an embattled tower. There are a Wesleyan chapel, and charities £25."
Categories: Suffolk, England | Henstead, Suffolk, England | Blything Hundred, Suffolk, England | Blything Rural, Suffolk, England | Lothingland Rural, Suffolk, England | Waveney District, Suffolk, England