"WILLISHAM, a parish in the hundred of Bosmere, county Suffolk, 3½ miles S.W. of Needham-Market, 5 N.E. of Hadleigh, and 3 W. of Claydon railway station. The soil is clayey, producing good crops of wheat and beans. The living is a perpetual curacy, value £60. The church is dedicated to St. Mary. The tithes produce £5 per annum. The Rev. E. B. Sparke is lord of the manor and principal landowner."
Description(s) from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868)
Descriptions and photographs of churches in the parish may be found in Simon Knott's Suffolk Churches.
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