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Walsham Le Willows

"WALSHAM-LE-WILLOWS, a parish in the hundred of Blackbourn, county Suffolk, 5 miles N.E. from Ixworth, its post town, and 4 from Finningham railway station. The living is a perpetual curacy in the diocese of Ely, value £93. The church is dedicated to St. Mary. The parochial charities produce about £89 per annum, realised chiefly from town estate. There are schools for both sexes, and the Independents, Wesleyans, and Baptists have chapels. The Rev. T. B. Powell is lord of the manor. Near the church is an old mansion, formerly a cell subordinate to the Abbey of Ixworth."

Description(s) from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868)

Cemeteries

  • Chapel, Walsham Road-Cranmer Green [gone], Walsham le Willows, Baptist

  • Cemetery, Ixworth Road, Walsham le Willows, Cemetery

  • Chapel, The Street, Walsham le Willows, Independent

  • St Mary, The Causeway, Walsham le Willows, Church of England

Churches

  • Chapel, Walsham Road-Cranmer Green [gone], Walsham le Willows, Baptist
  • Chapel, Cranmer Green-Site was near new chapel, Walsham le Willows, Particular Baptist

  • Chapel, Walsham le Willows, Independent
  • Chapel, The Street, Walsham le Willows, Independent

  • St Mary, The Causeway, Walsham le Willows, Church of England

  • Chapel, The Street, Walsham le Willows, Wesleyan Methodist
  • Chapel, The Street, Walsham le Willows, Wesleyan Reform

  • Chapel [Iron], Palmer Street-Four Ashes, Walsham le Willows, Plymouth Brethren

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