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Post Office Directory of 1865.
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SAPISTON is a parish and small village, closely adjoining Honnington,
in Thetford union and county court district, Blackbourn hundred and rural
deanery, archdeaconry of Sudbury, and diocese of Ely, West Suffolk, 4 miles
north-west from Ixworth, and 10 from Bury St. Edmund's. The church of St. Andrew
is a stone building, with tower, containing 4 bells. The living is a perpetual
curacy, value £100, with residence, in the gift of the Duke of Grafton, and held
by the Rev. Arthur White, M.A., of Magdalen College, Cambridge. There is a
Parochial school, erected by the Duke of Grafton. The population in 1861 was
255, and the area is 1,230 acres.
Parish Clerk, William Tipple.
Letters through Ixworth, which is also the nearest money order office
White Rev. Arthur, M.A. [incumbent]
Crick Jeffery, farmer
Farrow John Ray, farmer
Gates John Anthony, farmer
Goldsmith George, farmer
Jacob Emma (Mrs.) & Clarke William, millers