Linstead Parva, or Lower Linstead (St. Margaret)

LINSTEAD PARVA, or Lower Linstead (St. Margaret), a parish, in the union and hundred of Blything, E. division of Suffolk, 3¼ miles (W.) from Halesworth; containing 205 inhabitants. It comprises 554 acres, of which 31 are common or waste. The living is a perpetual curacy, endowed with a portion of the tithes, which have been commuted for £77. 10. payable to Lord Huntingfield, and £48 payable to the curate, whose total net income is £86; patron, the Rev. J. Sprigge. The church is in the later English style, and contains a curiously sculptured font.

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

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