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Post Office Directory of 1865.

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BRAISEWORTH is a parish and small village, 4 miles south-east from Mellis station, and 2 south-south-west from the borough of Eye, in Hartismere hundred, union, and rural deanery, Suffolk archdeaconry, Norwich diocese, and county court district of Eye, West Suffolk. Of the old church of St. Mary the chancel alone is now standing, and used as a cemetery chapel: a new and handsome church was in 1837 erected in a more convenient part of the parish. The register dates from 1709. The living is a rectory, annual value 200, with.20 acres of glebe, in the gift of Sir Edward Clarence Kerrison. Bart., M.P.; the Rev. Robert Mildred Bingley, M.A., of Trinity College, Cambridge, is the rector. A new Infant parish school was erected in 1862, upon ground contiguous to the church, which is supported by the incumbent and Sir E. C. Kerrison, Bart. Sir Edward Clarence Kerrison, Bart., M.P., is lord of the manor, and the land chiefly belongs to him and Lord Henniker, M.P. The population in 1861 was 164, and the area in acres is 720; the present gross estimated rental being 1,340, and the rateable value 1,103.
Parish Clerk, David Gooderham.
Letters through Eye by foot post, which is also the nearest post & money order office & post office savings hank Assistant Overseer, William Allen
Infant School, Miss Agatha Jane Allen, mistress

Bingley Rev. Robert Mildred, M.A. [rector]. Rectory, Braiseworth road
Hurt Lewis Rickard, esq. Braiseworth lodge, Ipswich road
Schofield Mr. Charles, Braiseworth lodge, Ipswich road

Allen William, farmer & assistant overseer, Braiseworth road
Carter Freeman, farmer, Braiseworth rd
Hart Lewis Rickard, landowner & farmer, Ipswich road
Hayward William, farmer, Braiseworth hall
Moss George, shopkeeper, hurdle maker & thatcher, & assistant overseer for Yaxley parish, Ipswich road
Runacres James, farmer, Braiseworth road

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