Lackford (St. Lawrence)

LACKFORD (St. Lawrence), a parish, in the union and hundred of Thingoe, W. division of Suffolk, 6 miles (N. W. by N.) from Bury St. Edmund's; containing 193 inhabitants. It is bounded on the north by the river Lark, which is crossed near Lackford-Green by a bridge connecting the parish with that of Icklingham. The living is a rectory, valued in the king's books at £19. 10. 5., and in the gift of Sir Charles Kent, Bart.: the tithes have been commuted for £320, and the glebe consists of 27 acres.

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

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