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History of Suffolk - Bradfield St George 1865

Post Office Directory of 1865.

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BRADFIELD ST. GEORGE is an extensive parish, in Thedwestry hundred and rural deanery, Tliingoe union, Bury St. Edmund's county court district, Sudbury archdeaconry, and diocese of Ely, West Suffolk, 3 miles south from Thurston station, 93 from London, and 5 south-east from Bury St. Edmund's. The church of St. George is a neat structure, and has nave, aisle, chancel, and tower with 5 bells. The living is a rectory, with that of Rushbrook annexed, joint annual value 700, in the patronage of the Marquis of Bristol, and held by the Rev. Charles Johnson Cartwright, M.A., of St. John's College, Cambridge. The Rectory is a handsome residence, near the churcli; it has been enlarged and restored by the present rector. There is a school for boys and girls, chiefly supported by the rector; also a Sunday school, held in the church. The soil is mixed; the subsoil, loamy. The parish is purely agricultural. In 1861 the population was 427; and the area 1,984 acres, of fertile and wood land. Parish Clerk, Marmaduke Townsend.

Letters from Bury, arrive at 9 a.m.; dispatched at 4 p.m. Bury is also the nearest money order office
Parochial School, Mrs. Alderton, mistress
Cartwright Rev Charles Johnson, M.A. [rector], Rectory
Last Mrs
Palmer Walter Orbell, esq
Pattison Rev Edward, B.A.

Commercial
Addison John, farmer, Carr gate
Alderton Robert, farmer, Hall
Arnold, Richard, bricklayer
Bird James, White Horse
Bullock Alfred, farmer, Dairy farm
Bullock John, shopkeeper
Clarke Robert, farm bailiff
Cooper Joseph, farmer, Mill house
Everson Joseph, farmer
Hart James, wheelwright
Hart John, miller
Hayward John Wesley, farmer
Hubbard George, beer retailer
Johnson James, farmer
Last Charles, beer retailer
Last Cornelius, shopkeeper
Scott Stephen, farmer & maltster
Taylor Ephruim, farmer, Slough farm
Wade William, blacksmith
Woodward William, farmer, Carr gate


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