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History of Suffolk - Letheringham 1865

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LETHERINGHAM is a small village and parish, In Loes hundred, Plomesgate union, Framlingham and Saxmundham county court district, and Norwich diocese. East Suffolk, 3 miles south from Framlingham, 2 from Wickham Market, 7 from Woodbridge, and 84 from London, on the river Deben, which is here only a small stream. The church of St. Mary is an old building, with a nave and tower. The living is a perpetual curacy, consolidated with that of Hoo, joint annual value 110, in the gift of the Church Patronage Association, and held by the Rev. John Dixon, M.A., of St. John's College, Cambridge. The Duke of Hamilton, who is lord of the manor, and Andrew Arcedeckne, Esq., are the principal landowners. Letheringham was formerly a priory of black canons, formed by Sir Edwin Bovile, as a cell to St. Peter's Priory, Ipswich, and was valued at the Dissolution at 26 18s. 5d. The population in 1861 was 208, and the area is 1,134 acres of land, most part arable. Assessed value of property 1,352 16s. 9d.
Parish Clerk, Joseph Peck.
Letters through Wickham Market, which is also the nearest money order office
Dixon Rev. John, M.A. [incumbent], Parsonage

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Birch William, blacksmith
Catchpole James, farmer, Abbey
Catchpole John, farmer
Crisp Moses, farmer, Old hall
Cuthbert Hannah (Mrs.), tanner
Toller William, farmer. Lodge
Twickett Cornelius, miller
Walker Richenda Emma (Mrs.), farmer




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