"MILDEN, (or Milding), a parish in the hundred of Babergh, county Suffolk, 4 miles E. of Lavenham, its post town, 3 S.W. of Bildeston, and 7 from Sudbury. The village, which is small, is wholly agricultural. It is situated on the river Brett. The tithes have been commuted for a rent-charge of 340. At the rectory is a library of early writers on Divinity, left by the Rev. W. Burkitt. The living is a rectory* in the diocese of Ely, value 320. The church, dedicated to St. Peter, contains a monument to James Allington, bearing date 1626. The edifice has recently been restored. The parochial charities produce about 10 per annum.

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



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