Gedding

GEDDING, a parish, in the union of Stow, hundred of Thedwastry, W. division of Suffolk, 6¾ miles (W.) from Stow-Market; containing 173 inhabitants. This place, which comprises about 580 acres, was the property of Sir John Gedding, who resided in the manorhouse of Gedding Hall, and died about the 21st of the reign of Edward I. The living is a discharged rectory, valued in the king's books at £4. 13. 4., and until lately in the patronage of the Corporation of Ipswich: the tithes have been commuted for £150, and there are 2 acres of glebe.

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

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