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SPEXHALL in 1844, is 2 miles N. by W. of Halesworth, is a scattered village and parish containing 215 souls, and 1482 acres of land, rising in bold acclivities from one of the tributary streams of the Blythe. The principal proprietors are, Mr. Jas. Garrould, (owner of the Hall and Grove farms,) William Long, Esq., Sir E. Kerrison, Thomas Morse, Esq., and Mr. Garrard. The Poor's Land, given by an unknown donor, consists of 5 acres at Holton, let for 13. 10s. The Church (St. Peter) is a small ancient structure, and the benefice is a discharged rectory, valued in K.B. at 14, and now having 45 acres of glebe, and a yearly modus of 297. 15s. in lieu of tithes. The patronage is in the Crown, and the Rev. Richard Cruttwell, L.L.B., is the incumbent, and is known for his writings on the currency, "equal adjustment," &c. The other principal inhabitants are David Reynolds, victualler, Huntsman and Hounds; Robert Woolnough, blacksmith; and Samuel Cady, Henry B. Coates, William Covell, James Drake, James Garrould, Grove; William Garrould, Spexhall Hall; Henry Girling, George Long, Eliz. More, Widow Noller, and Jonth. Palmer, farmers.


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