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Post Office Directory of 1865.

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ALDHAM is a parish and small village, in Cosford hundred and union, Hadleigh county court district, rural
deanery and archdeaconry of Sudbury, and diocese of Ely, West Suffolk, a mile and a half from Hadleigh station, and 71 miles north-east from London. The church of St. Mary is very old, with a Norman round tower and 1 bell. Date of earliest register, 1606. The living is a rectory, value £300, with residence, about a mile from the church, in the gift of T. B. Lennard, Esq., and held by the Rev. Charles W.
Lloyd Rev. Charles Lloyd, M.A. Thomas B. Lennard, Esq., is lord of the manor. The charities of this parish are 20s. per annum. Aldham Street is half a mile north-east. Aldham Priory is one mile east. Dr. Taylor's monument is half a mile south. The population of the parish in 1861 was 267, and its extent is 1,744 acres of clayey soil.
Parish Clerk, James Revans.
Letters through Ipswich. The nearest money order office is at Hadleigh
Williams, M.A.,1 Fenning Albert, farmer J.P. Rectory

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Askew Edward, farmer
Cook William, blacksmith
Emmerson Philip, farmer
Gowing John, miller
Green James, carrier
Howlett John; Sportsman, & machinist
Hunt Benjamin, farmer
Martin George, farmer
Mason Benjamin, farmer & landowner
Matthews Josiah, farmer
Partridge Thomas, farmer
Sewell George, miller
Vince John, farmer

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