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    History of Suffolk - Boxford & Hadleigh 1865

    Post Office Directory of 1865.

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    Boxford is a small parish, in the Babergh hundred, Cosford union, Hadleigh county court district, Sudbury rural deanery and archdeaconry, and Ely diocese, West Suffolk, situated on a small stream, 6 miles south-east-by-south from Sudbury station. The church of St Mary is a large handsome building, having nave, chancel, north and south aisles, and a tower containing 8 bells. The registers date from the beginning of the 16th century. The living is a rectory, rated in the Kings Books at £20 in the patronage of the Crown; it has now a yearly rent charge of £650, awarded in 1843 in lieu of tithes, and 30 acres of glebe, with residence held by the Rev John Byng, M.A., of Merton College, Oxford. Here is a chapel for Independents. A pleasure fair is held on Easter Monday. Boxford has a grammar school, endowed by Queen Elizabeth, and a National school, built in 1838. Here are malt houses, flour mills, brick and tile kilns, and gravel pits. Codenham Hall is an ancient mansion. In 1861 the population was 986; area 1,820 acres.
    Hagmore Green is one mile south-west, and Wested Green is one south-east.

    The Post Office Directory Suffolk
    By E.R. Kelly
    Hadleigh is a hamlet, in the pariah of Boxford, in the hundred of Cosford, with a population of 180.
    Parish Clerk, John Sharman.
    POST & MONEY ORDER OFFICE & POST OPFICE SAVINGS BANK.—Robert Francis Swan, postmaster.
    Letters arrive through Colchester at 5.45 a.m. & are dispatched at 7.5 p.m
    Accidental, John Moye
    Liverpool & London & Globe, William Winter
    Queen, W. Simpson
    Reliance Mutual Life, J. W. Winter
    Suffolk Alliance, Messrs. King, bankers, Sudbury
    Yorkshire Fire & Life, Robert Francis Swan
    Police Station, Charles Schofield, superintendent, & two constables
    SCHOOLS :—
    Endowed Grammar, Rev. Henry Jones, M.A. master National, William Morphet, master; Mrs. Dinah Morphet, mistress
    Infant, Mrs. Hannah Maria Hazel), mistress
    CARRIER TO COLCHESTER.—Robert Dansie, wed. & sat


    Ardley Mr. William
    Byng Rev. John, M.A [rector]
    Fisher Rev. Samue1 [Independent]
    Gurdon Theophilus Goote, esq
    Hart Mrs
    Jones Rev. Henry, M.A
    Kingsbury Mr. Frederick
    Lewis Mrs
    Mann Charles Parker, esq
    Ray Walter, esq
    Salter Miss


    Adams Henry Charles, miller
    Andrews George, beer retailer
    Apps William, inland revenue officer
    Balaam William, carpenter
    Boreham James, Swan
    Bouttell Joseph, farmer
    Bouttell Robert, carpenter & shopkeeper
    Bull William, shoe maker
    Cardy Daniel, farmer & maltster
    Clarke Thomas, hair dresser
    Cook John King, Fleece, & butcher
    Daking John, farmer
    Dansie Robert, carrier
    Dawson Charles, watch maker
    Death Daniel, shoe maker
    Gage Robert, farmer
    Gladwell Robert, cooper
    Godden Charles, butcher
    Green William (Mrs.), farmer
    Gurdon Theophilus Goote, surgeon
    Jones Rev.Henry, M. A. master of Grammar school
    Kemball Charles, carpenter & builder
    King James, Chequers
    Kingsbury Frederick, jun. bricklayer
    Kingsbury Walter, bricklayer
    Lungley Brooke Mitchell, farmer
    Mann Charles Parker, surgeon
    Messent George, grocer & draper
    Moye John, White Hart commercial inn & posting house, & brewer, & agent for Accidental Insurance Co
    Newman Charles, miller
    Newman Thomas, farmer
    Olley Mary Ann, White Horse inn
    Parker William, fishmonger
    Parsons Edward, farmer
    Salmon Robert, shoe maker
    Schofield Chas. superintendent of police
    Sharman John, baker
    Simpson William, grocer & draper
    Smith George, maltster
    Smith William, farmer
    Sore David, baker
    Spooner John, pork butcher & cab proprietor
    Steed Caroline (Mrs.), plumber, painter & glazier
    Steed Win. plumber, painter & glazier
    Street William, shoe maker
    Stribling Charles, tailor
    Stribling William, shoe maker
    Swan Robert Francis, stationer, & post office; & agent to the Yorkshire Fire & Life Insurance Co
    Tiffen Amos, miller & maltster
    Turner Wm. saddler & harness maker
    Underwood Thomas, blacksmith
    Warren John, beer retailer
    Watson Joseph, shoe maker


    Cook Miss

    Nestling John, market gardener
    Stow Joseph, farmer, Glenfield
    Stow Joseph, jun. farmer
    Tiffen Daniel, farmer
    Watson John, builder

    And Last updated on: Thursday, 08-Feb-2018 10:17:26 GMT