Descriptive Gazetteer Entry for ALDHAM

ALDHAM, a parish in Cosford district, Suffolk; near the river Bret, 2 miles N of Hadleigh r. station. Post town, Hadleigh, under Ipswich. Acres, 1,744. Real property, £1,360. Pop. 267. Houses, 60. The property is divided among a few. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Ely. Value, £290. Patron, T. B. Lennard, Esq. The church is very ancient, and has a Norman round tower. A priory cell stood at Priory Farm. Rowland Taylor was burned, in 1555, on Aldham Common.

(John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72))

Linked entities:
Feature Description: "a parish"   (ADL Feature Type: "countries, 4th order divisions")
Administrative units: Aldham CP/AP       Cosford PLU/RegD       Suffolk AncC
Place: Aldham

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