"COTTON, a parish in the hundred of Hartismere, in the county of Suffolk, 4 miles N.E. of Stowmarket, its post town, and 2 N.W. of Mendlesham. The Great Eastern railway passes within a few miles. The living is a rectory* in the diocese of Norwich, value 355, in the patronage of M. Turner, Esq. The church, dedicated to St. Andrew, has a richly ornamented porch. The charities amount to 12 per annum. Here are two Wesleyan chapels. C. Tyrell, Esq., is lord of the manor."

Description(s) from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868)
Transcribed by Colin Hinson © 2003



Church History

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Historical Geography


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