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Yaxley

"YAXLEY, a parish in the hundred of Hartismere, county Suffolk, 1½ mile W. of Eye, 4 miles S. of Diss, and 1¼ mile E. of Mellis railway station. The village is situated on the Roman way to Caistor. The principal residence is Yaxley Hall. The living is a vicarage* in the diocese of Norwich, value £150, with 36 acres of glebe. The church, dedicated to St. Mary, contains a carved oak pulpit, stalls, painted window, several monuments, and a brass of A. Felgate, date 1596. The register commences in 1620. The charities produce about £45 per annum. Sir E. C. Kerrison, Bart., M.P., is lord of the manor, and with Lord Henniker, principal landowner."

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

Cemeteries

  • St Mary, Church Lane, Church of England

Churches

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Church History

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