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History of Suffolk - Brantham 1865

Post Office Directory of 1865.

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BRANTHAM is a parish, In the hundred, union and rural deanery of Samford, county court district of Ipswich, Suffolk archdeaconry, and diocese of Norwich, East Suffolk, one mile and a half north from Manningtree station, 61 from London, 9 south-west from Ipswich, 9 south-east from Hadleigh, and 4 from Manningtree; near the estuary of the navigable river Stour. The railway from Ipswich to Colchester and London passes through the parish. The church is named St. Michael, the earliest register commences July 27, 1634. The living is a rectory, annual value £507, with residence, in the gift of Emmanuel College, Cambridge, and held by the Rev. Samuel Robert Carter, B.D. The population in 1801 was 445, and the area is 2,482 acres.
DODNIES is to the north-west.
Parish Clerk, George Hearsum.
POST OFFICE.—Wm. Taylor, sub-postmaster. Letters arrive from Manningtree at 7.30 a.m.; dispatched at 6.40 p.m.; Sundays 5 p.m. Dedham is the nearest money order office
National School, Miss Kirby, mistress

Carter Rev. Samuel Robt. B.D. [rector]
Gurdon William, esq. J.P

Brundell Thomas, blacksmith
Chambers William, Crown
Cooper George, fanner
Garnam Caleb, farm bailiff to William Gurdon, esq
Gibling James, shopkeeper
Hammond William, farmer
Hearsum George, wheelwright
Hearsum Thomas, wheelwright
Last Charles, shoe maker
Lunniss Charles, Bull
Martin William, horse dealer
May William, corn miller
Page Henry Canham, farmer, The Hall
Pannifer Japheth, beer retailer
Punt Jeremiah, blacksmith
Taylor William, sub-postmaster & shopkeeper
Welham Joseph, farmer
Wood Orford, farmer

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