WICKHAMBROOK

"WICKHAMBROOK, a parish in the hundred of Risbridge, county Suffolk, 6 miles N.W. of Clare, and 9 S.W. of Bury St. Edmund's. The parish is situated on a branch of the river Stour, and is a polling place for the western division of the county. Petty sessions are held monthly at the "White Horse Inn." The principal residence is Bansfield Hall, occupied by J. W. Bromley, Esq., who is lord of the manor. The living is a vicarage* in the diocese of Norwich, value 350, in the patronage of the lord chancellor. The church, dedicated to All Saints, contains several monuments and tablets, and a brass of T. Burrough, dated 1597. The Independents and Primitive Methodists have chapels, and there are parochial and Sunday schools."

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


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