Hartest (All Saints)

HARTEST (All Saints), a parish, in the union of Sudbury, hundred of Babergh, W. division of Suffolk, 7 miles (N. E.) from Clare; containing 812 inhabitants. The living is a rectory, with that of Boxted consolidated, valued in the king's books at £29. 14. 2., and in the patronage of the Crown: the tithes of Hartest have been commuted for £605, and the glebe comprises 23 acres. Thomas Sparke, in 1721, bequeathed a house and land, now producing an annual income of £50, for teaching children.

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

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