"HOLTON ST. MARY, a parish in the hundred of Samford, county Suffolk, 4½ miles S.E. of Hadleigh, 9 S.W. of Ipswich, and 5 N.W. of Manningtree railway station. It is a small agricultural parish. The tithes have been commuted for a rent-charge, of 310. The living is a rectory* in the diocese of Norwich, value 257. The church, dedicated to St. Mary, has a square tower. The register dates from 1568. The parochial charities produce about 54 per annum, 30 of which go to White's school."

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



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