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

CREETING-ST. PETER, or West Creeting, a parish in Stow district, Suffolk; near the Eastern Union railway, 2 ½ miles SE of Stowmarket. Post town, Stowmarket. Acres, 1, 335. Real property, £2, 475. Pop., 248. Houses, 49. The property is much subdivided. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Norwich. Value, £401.* Patron, the Rev. E. Paske. The church is good.

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