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    History of Suffolk - Charsfield 1865

    Post Office Directory of 1865.

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    CHARSFIELD is a parish and scattered village, 3 miles from Wickham Market, 5 north-east from Woodbridge, and 84 from London, in Loes hundred and rural deanery, Woodbridge union and county court district, Suffolk archdeaconry, and Norwich diocese, East Suffolk. The church of St. Peter is a handsome brick building, and has nave, chancel, south porch, and lofty tower containing 8 bells. The living is a perpetual curacy, annual value 100, with resilience, in the gift of Earl Howe, and held by the Rev, David Medcalf, M.A., of Trinity College, Dublin. There is in the parish a small Baptist chapel. There are small charities left for the industrious poor. Here are sand pits. Earl Howe is the chief landowner. The population in 1861 was 484, and the parish contains 1,299 acres of land.
    Parish Clerk, Samuel Pemberton.
    Letters received through Woodbridge, are delivered at 8 a.m.; dispatched at 5.30 p.m. The nearest money order office is at Woodbridge
    National School (Parochial), Miss Eliza Pemberton, mistress
    W. Beck, to Ipswicb, on Saturday; to Woodbridge, tuesday & friday
    Walter Wright, to Ipswich, on Saturday; to Woodbridge, monday & thursday

    Gosling Mr. Jeremiah
    Medcalf Rev. David, M.A. [incumbent]
    Runnacles Rev. John [Baptist]

    Beck William, carrier
    Brook Edwin, cattle dealer
    Clutten Henry, farmer
    Fletcher Richard, bricklayer
    Fletcher William Jackson, bricklayer
    Girling Isaac, wheelwright
    Grayston Bartholomew, blacksmith
    Hamblon James, farmer
    Hammond Edward, farmer
    Hodgson Edward, farmer, Hall farm
    Keer John, farmer. Shrubbery
    Leech Frederic, tailor
    Leech John, thatcher
    Leech Thomas, Horseshoes
    Leggett Jas.farmcr & veterinary surgeon
    Leggett Nathan, farmer
    Leggett William, shoe maker
    Mann William, bricklayer
    Mannall George, miller
    Markin Ezekiel, miller
    Mayhew John, farmer
    Motum Hannah (Mrs.), blacksmith
    Pemberton William & James & Samuel, carpenters
    Read Emma (Miss), shopkeeper
    Smith James, shoe maker
    Threadkell Mary (Mrs.), farmer
    Ward Stephen, shopkeeper
    Wright Elizabeth (Miss), shopkeeper
    Wright James, butcher
    Wright Walter, carrier
    Wright William, shoe maker

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