"WATTISFIELD, a parish in the hundred of Blackbourn, county Suffolk, 3 miles S.W. of Botesdale, its post town, and 6 N.E. of Ixworth. The village is situated on the road from Bury St. Edmund's to Norwich. This parish contains some excellent potter's earth. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Ely, value 370. The church is dedicated to St. Margaret. The Independents and Wesleyans have each a chapel. Henry Youngman, 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

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Church Records

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Historical Geography


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