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History of Suffolk - Brampton 1865

Post Office Directory of 1865.

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BRAMPTON is a village, parish, and railway station, 5 miles south from Beccles, and 5 north-east from Halesworth, in Blything hundred and union, Halesworth county court district, rural deanery of Dunwich, archdeaconry of Suffolk, and diocese of Norwich, East Suffolk. The church of St. Peter is a neat building, with a tower and 5 bells, and has been reseated with open benches, oak desk and pulpit. The living is a rectory, tithes commuted for 434 per annum, in the gift of the Rev. George Orgill Leman, M.A., and held by the Rev. Thomas Orgill Leman, M.A., of Worcester College, Oxford. There are town estates, valued at 12 per annum, and about 12 acres of meadow land, called the Town Fen, let for 30 per annum, which is applied in the service of the church. Brampton Hall, the seat of the Rev. George Orgill Leman, M.A , is a well built mansion, erected in the year 1790, situated on rising ground, surrounded by a neat shrubbery. The population in 1801 was 310, and the area is 2,002 acres, with a gross rental of 2,335.
Parish Clerk,
Letters received through Wangford, which is also the nearest money order office
Railway Station, Robert Durrant, station master

Leman Rev. George Orgill, M. A., Brampton hall
Leman Rev. Thomas Orgill, M. A., Rectory

Adams Samuel, beer retailer
Balls Rachael (Mrs.), farmer
Barrett Elijah, farmer
Butcher Henry, Dog, & bricklayer
Cleveland John, farmer, Potash farm
Cunningham Robert, farmer
Cunningham Walter, farmer
Draper George, farmer
Gipson Joseph, farmer
Gray Ann (Mrs.), shopkeeper
Halifax John, blacksmith
Hunter John, farmer, Old Hall
Lay William, farmer &c
Quadling Charles, wheelwright
Rackham John, farmer
Squire William, farmer

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