"SHELLEY, a parish in the hundred of Sampford, county Suffolk, 3 miles S.E. of Hadleigh, its post town. The village, which is of small extent, is situated on the river Bret, and is wholly agricultural. The impropriate tithes have been commuted for a rent-charge of 62. The living is a perpetual curacy in the diocese of Norwich, value 72. The church, dedicated to All Saints, is an ancient edifice with a tower containing five bells. Mrs. Cripps is lady of the manor."

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

Description and Travel

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Historical Geography


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