Gisleham (Holy Trinity)

GISLEHAM (Holy Trinity), a parish, in the hundred of Mutford and Lothingland, E. division of Suffolk, 4½ miles (S. W. by S.) from Lowestoft; containing 254 inhabitants. It is bounded on the east by the North Sea; and comprises, according to an old survey, 1292a. 2r. 5p. The living is a discharged rectory, valued in the king's books at £13. 6. 8.; and in the patronage of the Crown: the tithes have been commuted for £410; the glebe comprises 6 acres, with a house. The church is an ancient structure with a round tower, and contains a curiously sculptured font.

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

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