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Google maps of Barsham in Wangford Hundred show the following places:

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Barsham in Kellys 1879 Directory.
Barsham is a parish and village situate on the south side of the vale of the navigable river Waveney, 2 miles west from Beccles and 4 east from Bungay, in the Eastern divison of the County, Wangford Hundred.
The church of Holy Trinity is an ancient building, having thatched roof and round tower. The register dates from 1558.
The rectory house is an old mansion near the church: the mother of Lord Nelson was born here.
Parish Clerk, Samuel Fisk
A school, to b supported by voluntary contributions, was erected in 1874, for barsham and adjoining parish of Shipmeadow; Miss Christian Mennie, mistress.

Suckling Rev Rt Alfred John MA, Rectory
Suckling Mrs sen, Rectory
Dyer William, shopkeeper
Hammond Charles, farmer
Howlett Benjamin, farmer
Le Grice William, farmer
Martin Robert, millwright & smith
Matthews Samuel, farmer
Meen John, farmer
Pipe William, farmer
Whitting Thomas Chapman, farmer & thrashing machine owner, The Hall


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