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"FINNINGHAM, a parish in the hundred of Hartismere, county Suffolk, 6 miles N. of Stowmarket, its post town, and 6 S.W. of Eye. It is a railway station on the Great Eastern line. The living is a rectory* in the diocese of Norwich, value £350. The church is an ancient structure, dedicated to St. Bartholomew. It has a fine painted window, a handsome font, and several monuments of the Frere and Fenn families. The parochial charities, including a small school endowment, produce about £25 per annum. The Wesleyan Methodists have a chapel. Finningham Lodge is the principal residence. G. E. Frere, Esq., is lord of the manor. A fair is held on the 4th September for cattle, hardware, and toys."

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



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