Place:Earl Stonham, Suffolk, England

NameEarl Stonham
Alt namesStonham-Earlsource: Family History Library Catalog
TypeParish (ancient), Civil parish
Coordinates52.187°N 1.084°E
Located inSuffolk, England
See alsoBosmere and Claydon Hundred, Suffolk, Englandhundred in which it was located
Mid Suffolk District, Suffolk, Englanddistrict municipality covering the area since 1974
source: Family History Library Catalog
the following text is based on an article in Wikipedia

Earl Stonham is a small village in the Mid Suffolk District of Suffolk, England. Located five miles east of Stowmarket. The village is one of three Stonhams in the area – the other two are Stonham-Aspall and Little Stonham.

Dating back to Roman times, Earl Stonham is most famous for its church. St. Mary's Church is known for its ornately carved single hammerbeam roof which depict many different scenes, including court jesters, foxes, and many angels.

Wikipedia reports that although the villlage is named Earl Stonham, the civil parish is named "Stonham Earl". All references in WeRelate have been redirected to Earl Stonham, the name we would find in modern atlases and maps.

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