"WEYBREAD, a parish in the hundred of Hoxne, county Suffolk, 9 miles E. of Diss, and 2 SW. of Harleston station on the Great Eastern railway. The village contains Weybread Hall and Instead Manor-house, now converted into farmhouses. The land is fertile and the soil clayey. There are four manors, viz:, the Rectory Manor, Weybread Hall, Hoblins, and Instead. The living is a vicarage* in the diocese of Norwich, value £120. The church is dedicated to St. Andrew. There is a National school and a small lending library."
Description(s) from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868)