"RINGSFIELD, a parish in the hundred of Wangford, county Suffolk, 2 miles S.W. of Beccles, its post town. The village, which is of small extent, is wholly agricultural. The ruins of Little Redisham church are enclosed in a field near the Hall, it having once been a separate parish. The glebe contains about 40 acres. The living is a rectory* with that of Little Redisham consolidated, in the diocese of Norwich, value 550. The church, dedicated to All Saints, is an ancient structure with a thatched roof, and a tower containing two bells. The interior of the church contains a brass of N. Garneys and family, bearing date 1600. There is a school for girls. The Independents and Wesleyans have each a place of worship. Little Redisham Hall is the principal residence. J. Garden, Esq., 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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