"RUSHMERE, a parish in the hundred of Carlford and borough of Ipswich, county Suffolk, 2 miles N.E. of Ipswich, its post town and railway station, and 6 S.W. of Woodbridge. The parish is partly within the liberties of the borough of Ipswich. The impropriate tithes belong to the Marquis of Bristol. The living is a vicarage* in the diocese of Norwich, value 180. The church, dedicated to St. Andrew, is an ancient edifice, with a tower containing five bells. The register dates from 1582. The Marquis of Bristol is lord of the manor. There is a National school."

"WICKS, (or Wykes Ufford), a hamlet in the parish of Rushmere, county Suffolk, 2 miles N.E. of Ipswich.

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



Church History

Descriptions and photographs of churches in the parish may be found in Simon Knott's Suffolk Churches.

Church Records

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