Layham (St. Andrew)

LAYHAM (St. Andrew), a parish, in the union and hundred of Cosford, W. division of Suffolk, 1½ mile (S. by E.) from Hadleigh; containing 549 inhabitants, and consisting of 2488a. 2r. 29p. The living is a rectory, valued in the king's books at £16. 0. 7½., and in the gift of St. John's College, Cambridge: the tithes have been commuted for a rent-charge of £800, and the glebe comprises 71 acres.

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

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