Editor’s Note: This would be a fascinating legend, comparable to other freshwater mermaids from East Anglia. But which village!?! Paranormal Database records a mermaid in the well legend about Fornham All Saints.
Suffolk Superstition: A well in the village was said to contain a mermaid. — A .W.T, Ibid., Ipswich Journal (1877 ?). [Guderon 36]