Gislingham (St. Mary)
GISLINGHAM (St. Mary), a parish, in the union and hundred of Hartismere, W. division of Suffolk, 5 miles (W. by S.) from Eye; containing 669 inhabitants. The living is a rectory, valued in the king's books at £26. 1. 5½.; patron and incumbent, the Rev. Thomas Collyer, whose tithes have been commuted for £635, and whose glebe comprises 50 acres. The church is a neat edifice in the later English style, with a tower of brick. There is a place of worship for Wesleyans: also a school endowed with £17 per annum, bequeathed by John Darby, Esq., and lady; and another supported by the rector and a small endowment.