"REED, (or Rede), a parish in the hundred of Thingoe, county Suffolk, 7 miles S.W. of Bury St. Edmund's, its post town. The village, which is of small extent, is wholly agricultural. The tithes have been commuted for a rent-charge of 286, and the glebe comprises 24 acres. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Ely, value 274. The church, dedicated to All Saints, has a tower containing three bells. The church was restored in 1850. There is an endowed National school.

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



Church History

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