Livermere, Great (St. Peter)

LIVERMERE, GREAT (St. Peter), a parish, in the union of Thingoe, hundred of Thedwastry, W. division of Suffolk, 5¾ miles (N. N. E.) from Bury St. Edmund's; containing 320 inhabitants. The parish, with that of Little Livermere, comprises 3000 acres; the soil is light but fertile, and the surface is generally level. The living is a rectory, with the living of Little Livermere united, valued in the king's books at £15. 8. 11½., and in the patronage of the family of Middleton; net income, £443. There is a considerable feoffment estate for the benefit of the inhabitants.

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

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