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Wattisham

"WATTISHAM, a parish in the hundred of Cosford, county Suffolk, 2 miles N.E. of Bildeston, its post town, and 6 S.W. of Needham-Market railway station. The living is a perpetual curacy in the diocese of Ely, value £110, in the patronage of King's College, Cambridge. The church is dedicated to St. Nicholas. The parochial charities produce about £72 per annum, principally realised from town estate. The Rev. R. Daniels, of Coombs, is lord of the manor."

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

Cemeteries

  • Chapel, Opposite The Castle, Particular Baptist

  • St. Nicholas, Bildeston Road, Church of England

Churches

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Church History

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Historical Geography

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Maps

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