Darsham (All Saints)
DARSHAM (All Saints), a parish, in the union and hundred of Blything, E. division of Suffolk, 2 miles (N. E.) from Yoxford; containing 528 inhabitants. It comprises 1493 acres. The soil is partly clay, partly a rich loam, and in some places sandy; the surface is generally flat, with some hills in the southern portion, and the low grounds are watered by a small rivulet on the south boundary of the parish. The living is a discharged vicarage, valued in the king's books at £4. 10. 10., and in the patronage of the Earl of Stradbroke (the impropriator): the great tithes have been commuted for £86, and the small for £85; the vicar has also 5 acres of glebe.