Holbrook (All Saints)

HOLBROOK (All Saints), a parish, in the incorporation and hundred of Samford, E. division of Suffolk, 6 miles (S. by E.) from Ipswich; containing 747 inhabitants. It is bounded on the east by the river Stour, which at flood-tide is two miles in breadth at this place; the estimated number of acres is above 2200. The soil is a sandy loam; the surface rises gradually from the bank of the river to an elevation of 100 feet, and extends in a level, through which flows a stream sufficient to turn a mill. The living is a rectory, valued in the king's books at £11. 11. 3.; patron and incumbent, the Rev. J. B. Wilkinson: the tithes have been commuted for £488, and the glebe comprises 11 acres. The church contains a monument to Judge Clinch and his daughter. There is a place of worship for Wesleyans.

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

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