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History of Suffolk - Brandeston 1865

Post Office Directory of 1865.

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BRANDESTON is a large and well built village, in Loes hundred, Plomesgate union, Framlingham and Saxmundham county court district, rural deanery of Loose, archdeaconry of Suffolk, and diocese of Norwich, East Suffolk, situate on the river Deben, 12 miles north-east from Ipswich, 10 north from Woodbridge, 5 from Wickham Market, and 6 south-by-east from Debenham. The church of All Saints is a Gothic building, with a square tower, nave, and chancel, and has recently been restored by Mr. Austin. The living is a vicarage, annual value £130, with modern residence, in the gift of Charles Austin, Esq., J.P., and held by the Rev Henry Valentine Pickering, B.A. There is a chapel belonging to the Independents, capable of accommodating 400 persons, built in 1838. A school for poor children is supported by Charles Austin, Esq., J.P., who is lord of the manor and principal landowner. The population in 1861 was 469, and the area is 1,224 acres of strong, clayey land.
Parish Clerk, James Harvey.
POST OFFICE.—Neri Emeny, receiver. Letters through Wickham Market, arrive at 8.50 a.m.; dispatched at 5.45 p.m. The nearest money order office is at Framlingham
Austin Charles, esq. J.P. Brandeston hall
Pickering Rev. Henry Valentine, B.A, Vicarage

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Abhott John, butcher
Baldry Henry, farmer
Bedwell James, carpenter
Bedwell Samuel, Queen's Head
Boon Elisha, farmer
Boon George, brick maker & farmer
Bradlaugh John, blacksmith
Clarke Edward, shopkeeper
Cook Isaac, shoe maker
Drew John, farmer
Dykes Maria (Mrs.), miller & shopkeepr
Emeny John, bricklayer
Emeny William, bricklayer
Gall Samuel, assistant overseer
Garrod Robert,saddler & harness maker
Gooderham William John, farmer
Jefferies George, farmer
Nesling — (Mrs.), farmer
Norman William, farmer
Quinton George, dealer
Scrutton Edgar, wheelwright & farmer
Smith William, tailor
Stearn Samuel Geater, corn merchant & farmer
Symonds Nathaniel, farmer



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