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Elvedon, or Elden (St. Andrew)

ELVEDON, or Elden (St. Andrew), a parish, in the union of Mildenhall, hundred of Lackford, W. division of Suffolk, 3½ miles (S. W. by W.) from Thetford; containing 240 inhabitants. It comprises by measurement 5552 acres, chiefly arable, with a portion of woodland. The living is a rectory, valued in the king's books at £12. 17. 6.; net income, £298; patron, W. Newton, Esq., proprietor of the parish. The church is in the early English style, with a tower of flints, but has undergone much alteration and repair. This place conferred the title of Viscount on Admiral Keppel, who had a seat here.

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

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