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Waldingfield, Great (St. Lawrence)

WALDINGFIELD, GREAT (St. Lawrence), a parish, in the union of Sudbury, hundred of Babergh, W. division of Suffolk, 3¼ miles (N. E. by E.) from Sudbury; containing 676 inhabitants, and comprising 2423a. 2r. 2p. The living is a rectory, valued in the king's books at £21. 6. 8., and in the gift of Clare Hall, Cambridge: the tithes have been commuted for £710, and the glebe comprises 20 acres. Roger Spencer, mayor of London in 1594, was a native of this parish.

Transcribed from A Topographical Dictionary of England, by Samuel Lewis, seventh edition, published 1858.

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