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    History of Suffolk - Capel St Mary 1865

    Post Office Directory of 1865.

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    CAPEL ST. MARY (named from an ancient chapel) is a pleasant village and parish, and railway station, on the Hadleigh branch railway, and in the vale of a small millstream falling into the Stour, in the hundred, union and rural deanery of Samford, Ipswich county court district, archdeaconry of Suffolk, and diocese of Norwich, East Suffolk, 64 ¾ miles from London, 7 south-west from Ipswich, and 5 south-east from Hadleigh. The church (St. Mary) is a neat building, with a tower containing 5 bells, and formerly surmounted by a spire, which was taken down in 1818. The date of the earliest register is 1632. The living is a rectory, with Little Wenham annexed, they were valued in 1835ant £682, tithes commuted for £528, with 22 acres of glebe, and residence, in the gift of, and held by, the Rev. Joseph Tweed, M.A. The parish is in three manors, viz., Churchford Hall, and Vaux and Jermyns, of which Joseph Ansell, Esq., is lord, and Bayton Hall, belonging to Queen's College, Cambridge. The Byles, Rowley, Brooke, and other families, own part of the soil, which is mostly freehold. The population in 1861 was 660. and the area is 1,910 acres.
    CROSS GREEN is a hamlet, a mile south.
    Parish Clerh, Jacob May.
    POST OFFICE. — George Pinner, postmaster. Letters arrive from Ipswich at 9 a.m.; dispatched at 5 p.m.
    The nearest money order office is at Ipswich
    Liverpool & London & Globe, Stephen Scarfe, Capel mills
    National & Sunday Schools (boys & girls), William Gynes, master; Miss Sarah Gynes, mistress
    Railway Station, John Knights, station master
    Alderson Captain Edward M
    Tweed Rev Joseph, M.A. [rector]
    Aylward William, farmer
    Barker Henry, shopkeeper
    Bennett James, White Horse & wheelwright
    Brooke John, farmer
    Burton William, shoe maker
    Everett Emma (Mrs) (exors of), farmer
    Finch Henry, shoe maker
    Ford William, farmer
    Garnham Jeremiah, farmer
    Gilbert Henry, shopkeeper
    Hawes James, shoe maker
    Hollick Charles, farmer
    Jacobs Thomas, farmer
    Kettle William, shopkeeper
    King Henry, beer retailer
    Lawrance Cook, blacksmith
    Martin James, farmer
    Ostinelli Joseph, tailor
    Pinner James, shopkeeper
    Richardson George, shopkeeper
    Rutter Richard, farmer
    Salmon George, butcher
    Scarfe Stephen, miller, & agent for Liverpool & London & Globe Life & Fire Insurance Company
    Scutcher George, wheelwright
    Skitter Levi, harness maker
    Worters Robert, farmer

    And Last updated on: Thursday, 08-Feb-2018 10:15:12 GMT