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Kirkley

"KIRKLEY, a parish in the hundred of Mutford, county Suffolk, 1 mile S. of Lowestoft, its post town, and 12 miles S. of Yarmouth. It is situated on the coast of the North Sea, near Kirkley Hamm, which leads into Lake Lothing. A short distance from the village is Pakefield lighthouse, which stands on a lofty eminence overlooking the German Ocean. The inhabitants are chiefly engaged in fishing. The tithes have been commuted for a rent-charge of £137 10s. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Norwich, value £142. The church, dedicated to All Saints, is an ancient edifice with a lofty square tower. It is situated on lofty ground, and serves as a landmark to mariners. It was in ruins for many years prior to 1750, when the south aisle was rebuilt. In the interior are several old brasses. The parochial charities produce £15 per annum, which is distributed in coals to the poor. There is a village school."

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

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