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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

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