"LITTLE STONHAM, a parish in the hundred of Bosmere, county Suffolk, 12 miles from Ipswich. In the vicinity is an extensive brewery and malting establishment. The living is a rectory* in the diocese of Norwich, value 420. The church, dedicated to St. Mary, has been recently restored. The register dates from the 14th century. The parochial charities produce about 87 per annum, of which 1 is the constable's "pightle." There is a village school for both sexes. The Baptists have a chapel. Sir W. Middleton 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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