Finningham (St. Bartholomew)

FINNINGHAM (St. Bartholomew), a parish, in the union and hundred of Hartismere, W. division of Suffolk, 4 miles (N. W.) from Thwaite; containing 480 inhabitants. The living is a discharged rectory, valued in the king's books at £10. 10. 5., and in the gift of the family of Frere: the tithes have been commuted for £440, and the glebe comprises 25 acres. The church is in the later English style, with a square embattled tower: the east window has been embellished with stained glass, at the expense of the Rev. Edward Frere; there are monuments to Sir John and Lady Fenn, and the font is elaborately sculptured.

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

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