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History of Suffolk - Chellesworth 1865

Post Office Directory of 1865.

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CHELLESWORTH is a parish and small village, in Cosford hundred and union, Hadleigh county court district, Sudbury rural deanery and archdeaconry, and diocese of Ely, West Suffolk, 5 miles from Sudbury, 6 from Hadleigh station, and 15 from Bury and Ipswich. The church of All Saints is a handsome structure of the 15th century: it has aisles, chancel, north and south porches, and tower, containing 1 bell: the interior has been restored and beautified: in 1849 a very curious fresco was discovered over the arch separating the nave from the chancel, and renovated: it represents the Day of Judgment, and is a facsimile of the painting in St. Michael's church, Coventry. The register commences in 1559. The living is a rectory, annual value 266, with residence, in the gift of the Lord Chancellor, and held by the Rev. Thomas P. Platten, M . A. . of Emmanuel College, Cambridge. The land is chiefly arable, and very fertile. Marton Robert Pocklington, Esq., J.P., is lord of the manor. His seat, The Hall, is delightfully situated on the banks of the river Brett, contiguous to the village. The annual value of the charities of the parish is 31 10s. Here are chalk pits. In the village is a school for boys and girls. The population of the parish in 1861 was 273, and the area 861a. 3r. lp.
Parish Clerk, William Raynham.
Letters through Bildestone, which is also the nearest order office
School, Mrs. Disney, mistress
Cautley Miss, Lodge
Platten Rev Thomas P, M.A., J.P. [rector]
Pocklington Marton Robert, esq. J.P. The Hall
Pocklington Misses
Bruce William Hubert, maltster
Clayden Daniel, blacksmith
Gage Frederick, butcher
Gage George, grocer & beer retailer
Gage Henry, cattle dealer
Gage Smith, butcher
Partridge Sarah (Mrs.), shopkeeper
Raynham William, farmer
Raynham William, thatcher


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