Return from the 1851 Census Of Religious Worship

[Population 301.]    [Area 1208a]

Endowed with rent charge, 150; glebe, 40. Sittings free 1/2 (75), * others 0 (75):* total about 150 or more perhaps. Present afternoon 90+36 scholars.  Remarks Single duty every Sunday.  Plenty of accomodation for inhabitants of parish.  I cannot really say how many free sittings. Signed Henry V Pickering, Curate (See NOTE), [Earl Soham] [Undated] (7)

Ownership: Class II. Average attendance: mornings 40. Holy Communion four times a year; average of 10 communicants.   Vicar: the Revd. N. Wood, inst 1819. Many Dissenters: Baptists (increasing), and 1 or 2 Methodists.

NOTE: Mr. Pickering was paid 40 a year; also curate of Brandeston (60 a year).1

Suffolk Churches

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Citations

  1. [S64] T. C. B. Timmins, editor, Suffolk Returns From The Census Of Religious Worship, 1851 (PO Box 9, Woodbridge, Suffolk IP12 3DF: Suffolk Records Society, 1997). Hereinafter cited as 1851 Census Of Religious Worship.