"SUTTON, a parish in the hundred of Wilford, county Suffolk, 4 miles S.E. of Woodbridge, its post town. The village, which is considerable, is situated at the ferry over the navigable river Deben to Woodford. A portion of the land is in common. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Norwich, value 299. The church, dedicated to All Saints, is old and much dilapidated. The register dates from 1665. The parochial charities produce about 10 per annum. There is a National school for both sexes erected in 1856. The Baptists have a chapel. Sutton Hall and Wood Hall are the principal residences. T. Waller, 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

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

Church Records

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Historical Geography


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