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Alderton

"ALDERTON, a parish in the hundred of Wilford, in the county of Suffolk, 7 miles to the S.E. of Woodbridge. It is situated near Hollesley Bay and the small river Deben. The living is a rectory* in the diocese of Norwich, value £270, in the patronage of T. Archer, Esq., and the Bishop of Norwich every fourth turn, who present by turns. The old church of St. Andrew is in ruins, and serves as a landmark on the coast. The modern church of St. Bartholomew is a brick building. Giles Fletcher, the poet, once held the rectory of this parish, and died here in 1623."

Description(s) from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868)

Cemeteries

  • St Andrew, Woodbridge Road, Church of England

Churches

  • Chapel, Chapel House-The Street [site of], Independent

  • St Andrew, Woodbridge Road, Church of England

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Church History

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Historical Geography

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