"THRANDESTON, a parish in the hundred of Hartismere, county Suffolk, 3 miles N.W. of Eye, and 2 S. of Diss railway station. The village is within the parliamentary borough of Eye. A small portion of the land is in common. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Norwich, value 470. The church, dedicated to St. Margaret, contains armorial bearings of the Rix and Blakeby families. The parochial charities produce about 29 per annum. Sir E. C. Kerrison, Bart., is lord of the manor. A cattle fair is held on the 31st July."

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



Church History

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