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History of Suffolk - Beyton 1865

Post Office Directory of 1865.

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BEYTON (or BEIGHTON) is a parish, in Thedwestry hundred, Stow union, Bury St. Edmund's county court district, Thedwestry rural deanery, Sudbury archdeaconry, diocese of Ely, West Suffolk, one mile and a half from Thurston station, 92 miles from London, and 5 ½ east-by-south from Bury. The church of All Saints is a flint stone building, with a round tower: the body of the church was rebuilt in 1854; it has nave, north aisle, chancel, porch, and font. The register dates from 1539. The living is a rectory, value,£175, with residence, and 10 acres of glebe land, in the gift of the Lord Chancellor, and held by the Rev. Herbert Samuel Hawkins, M.A., of Jesus College, Oxford. There is a small school, partly supported by the rector. Here is a malting and a steam corn mill. The soil is a mixed sand, loam and clay; subsoil, mixed. Crops are wheat, oats, and barley. The chief landowners are Philip Bennet, Esq., who is lord of the manor, and Mr. G. Cooper. Beyton House, the property of Mr. W. Walpole, is a handsome building, standing in a small and well wooded park. Beyton Lodge is a neat residence. In 1861 the population was 360; area, 625 acres.
Parish Clerk, John Aldredge.
POST OFFICE.—William Nash, snb-postmaster. Letters arrive from Bury St. Edmund's at 6.15 a.m.; dispatched at 7.15 p.m. Woolpit is the nearest money order office
Dame's School, Mary Ann Cornish, mistress
Hawkins Rev. Herbert Samuel, M.A. Rectory
Robinson Mrs
Walpole Walter Thomas, esq
Walpole William, esq. Beyton lodge
Walpole Wm. Sturman, esq. Bevton ldg

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Aldridge John, boot & shoe maker
Aldridge William, cooper & beer retailer
Bird John, farmer
Browning George Charles, blacksmith
Halls Emily (Mrs.), White Horse
Hearn John, maltster & merchant
Howe Walter, bricklayer
Limmer Edward, miller
Mallows William James, farmer
Mash William, grocer & draper
Mills James, butcher
Nunn John Thomas, farmer, Brook farm
0lle Francis, Bear
Snell William, baker
Spink Henry, wheelwright
Walpole William Sturman, solicitor
Webb Mary (Miss), boarding school


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