"WITHERSFIELD, a parish in the hundred of Risbridge, county Suffolk, 2 miles N.W. of Haverhill. The village is situated at the south-western corner of the county, on the road from Haverhill to Linton. The soil is generally a stiff loam. The manor is held by the Rev. W. Mayo, incumbent. The living is a rectory* in the diocese of Norwich, value 590. The church is dedicated to St. Mary. The charities produce about 2 per annum."

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



Church History

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