Bradfield-Combust, or Bradfield-Manger (All Saints)

BRADFIELD-COMBUST, or Bradfield-Manger (All Saints), a parish, in the union of Thingoe, hundred of Thedwastry, W. division of Suffolk, 5½ miles (S. S. E.) from Bury St. Edmund's; containing 192 inhabitants, and comprising 836 acres. It is situated on the road from Bury to Sudbury. The living is a discharged rectory, valued in the king's books at £4. 19. 7., and in the patronage of the Rev. H. J. Hasted: the tithes have been commuted for £230, and the glebe comprises five acres. This was the birthplace and the residence of Arthur Young, the celebrated writer on agriculture, and author of various miscellaneous works.

Transcribed from A Topographical Dictionary of England, by Samuel Lewis, 7th edition, published in 1848.

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