MICKFIELD

"MICKFIELD, a parish in the hundred of Bosmere, county Suffolk, 3 miles S.W. of Debenham, 6 N.E. of the Stowmarket railway station, and 1 mile E. of Stoneham, its post town. The parish is small, and wholly agricultural. The soil is a strong fertile loam on a substratum of blue and white clay. The surface is elevated, but level. The tithes have been commuted for a rent-charge of 390. The living is a rectory* in the diocese of Norwich, value 400. The church, dedicated to St. Andrew, is a small structure, with a square embattled tower on the S. side, faced with flint. The interior of the church has a brass of P. Preston, bearing date 1616. The register dates from 1609. The parochial charities produce about 25 per annum. Sir William Middleton and Alexander Adair, Esq., are lords of the manor."

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


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