"WALDRINGFIELD, a parish in the hundred of Carlford, county Suffolk, 4 miles S.E. of Woodbridge, its post town, and 8 from Ipswich. The village is situated on the river Deben. The soil consists of loam near the river, but in other parts is sandy, with a subsoil of sand, crag, and clay, in which coprolites are found. A small trade is carried on in malt, which is shipped from Waldringfield Cliff. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Ely, value £112. The church is dedicated to All Saints. There is a meeting-house for Anabaptists. The Rev. G. H. Porter is lord of the manor."
Description(s) from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868)