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RE: Parham


In 1700 Samuel Warner of Parham was appointed High Sheriff of Suffolk


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On Friday 8th July 2011 The Dolphin Dart will be landing on Parham, let Lesley and Darren know about your village here:

Lesley Dolphin
Presenter /Presenter of Lesley's Afternoon Show weekdays 12.30 - 4.00.  `It's All About Suffolk'

 

BBC Radio Suffolk.
Phone 01473 250000
direct line 01473 340723
e.mail Lesley.dolphin@bbc.co.uk
online website: www.bbc.co.uk/suffolk



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Those of you that are aviation enthusiasts will recall Ray and Mark Hanna who were extraordinary display pilots with veteran WWII aircraft both are buried in St Mary's Churchyard at Parham

http://www.ofmc.co.uk/rayandmark.aspx



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Information garnered from St Mary Parish Church booklet [1997 by O.P Marshall]

  • The canopied niche in the west wall of St Mary's tower is thought to be the only known example in Suffolk
  • The Second Earl of Suffolk William de Ufford remarks on glass in the windows dating c1370
  • 12thc St Mary's came under the jurisdiction of The Priory of Hickling in Norfolk
  • 1383 Peasants Revolt effects felt in Parham
  •  Records date of the rectors from 1313
  • Parish records are recorded from 1538
  • A Robert Willoughby achieved fame fighting with Henry V aty Harfleur and Agincourt 
  • A Scratch Dial with numerals can be found on the third buttress of the south wall of the church
  • Three bells , two dating from 1350 and the Tenor bell from 1623
  • The pillars on the organ loft graffiti is scored being dated to 1400 +/- 50 years
  • The Coat of Arms is that of Charles II
  • 15c octagonal font
  • Hat bracket inscribed R.H. 1716 on the north wall
  • The village stocks are located in the roof of the lychgate


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Parham & Airfield from Google Earth

http://maps.google.co.uk/maps?q=felixstowe&hl=en&ll=52.192351,1.39286&spn=0.022572,0.0842&gl=uk&t=h&z=14&vpsrc=6



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