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"WILLINGHAM, a parish in the hundred of Wanford, county Suffolk, 4 miles S. of Beccles, and 5 N.E. of Halesworth, on the high road to Ipswich. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Norwich, consolidated with that of North Cove. Lord Gosford is lord of the manor."

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


  • St Mary, N of St Mary's Farm on Church Road [site], Church of England


  • St Mary, N of St Mary's Farm on Church Road [site], Church of England

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Church History

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Historical Geography

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