Chevington (All Saints)

CHEVINGTON (All Saints), a parish, in the union and hundred of Thingoe, W. division of Suffolk, 6 miles (S. W. by W.) from Bury St. Edmund's; containing 624 inhabitants, and comprising 2429a. 15p. The living is a rectory, valued in the king's books at £16. 3. 9.; patron and incumbent, the Rev. J. White: the tithes have been commuted for £580, and the glebe consists of 32 acres, with a glebe-house. The church has some Norman remains. The sum of £20, the rental of land and cottages purchased with benefactions, is annually distributed among poor families.

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

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