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History of Suffolk - Ashby 1865

Post Office Directory of 1865.

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ASHBY is a small parish, in the hundred of Mutford and Lothingland, Lowestoft county court district, rural deanery of Lothingland, archdeaconry of Suffolk, and diocese of Norwich, East Suffolk, 6 miles north-west from Lowestoft, 6 south-west from Yarmouth, and 2 from Somerleyton station. The church of St. Mary is a small ancient building, with octangular embattled tower: it consists of a nave and chancel: In 1859 the tower and chancel were repaired, and an east window put in. The living is a rectory, the tithes are commuted at 205 per annum, with 12 acres of glebe land, In the gift of Charles Lucas, Esq., and held by the Rev. Charles Hlllyer. Sir Francis Crossley, Bart., M.P., is the chief landowner. The population in 1861 was 70; area, 1,109 acres. Sand is found here.
Parish Clerk, Samuel Miles.
Letters through Lowestoft, which is also the nearest money order office
Prettyman John, market gardener
Slipper John Armine, farmer



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