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    History of Suffolk - Chelmondiston 1865

    Post Office Directory of 1865.

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    CHELMONDISTON is a village and parish, 6 miles south-east from Ipswich, in Samford hundred, union, and
    rural deanery, Ipswich county court district, archdeaconry of Suffolk, and Norwich diocese, East Suffolk, on the bank of the broad and navigable Orwell, near its mouth. St. Andrew's church is an old, small, dilapidated edifice, with a square tower, but plans have been prepared and subscriptions entered into, through the exertions of John Berners, Esq., and the present rector, for the enlargement and complete restoration of this venerable fabric. The parish register begins 1727. The living is a rectory, annual value £312, with modern residence, in the gift of the Lord Chancellor, and held by the Rev. Thomas George Beaumont, M.A., of Magdalen College, Cambridge; the Rev. Herbert De Lisle, M.A., of Trinity College, Dublin, is the curate.
    There is a Baptist and a Wesleyan chapel. A good trade is carried on here in dredging for septaria, employing as
    many as 70 boats; this stone forms the very finest Roman cement. Mr. Lucas Charles King is the chief manufacturer. John Berners, Esq., is principal landowner. Here is a well conducted private boarding school, in extensive grounds, most pleasantly situated, the principal of which is the Rev. J. B. Meadows, M.A., of Corpus Christi College, Cambridge. In its locality this village bears the name of Pin Mill. The population in 1861 was 949, and the area is 1,627 acres.
    Parish Clerk, Charles Steward
    POST OFFICE.—Mrs. Martha Rowe, sub-postmistress. Letters arrive from Ipswich at 8.30 a.m.; dispatched at 6.10 p.m. On Sunday dispatched at 11 a.m. The nearest money order office & post office savings bank is at Ipswich
    INSURANCE AGENT. — Liverpool & London Globe, Henrv Bell
    East Suffolk Constabulary Police Station, Robert Cock, constable
    National Schools, William Robert Locke, master; Miss Annie Cole, mistress
    CARRIER TO IPSWICH.—Thomas Smith, from ' Foresters' Arms,' every day
    WATER CONVEYANCE.—Steamboats take passengers from here to Ipswich and Harwich, several times, daily

    Baker Rev. Samuel [Baptist]
    Beaumont Rev. Thomas George, M.A. [rector]
    De Lisle Rev. Herbert M.A. [curate]
    Gentry Mr. William
    Hill Mrs. Ivy cottage
    Howlett Mr. Charles
    Meadows Rev. John B. M.A
    Wade Mrs

    COMMERCIAL.
    Adams Jeremiah, beer retailer
    Alderton James Fisher, farmer
    Allen William, beer retailer
    Baldwin Ebenezer, shoe maker
    Bell Henry, grocer & draper, & agent to Liverpool & London & Globe fire & Life Insurance Company
    Calver Alfred, carpenter
    Carrington John, farmer
    Cuckow Edwin, grocer, provision dealer & draper
    Curtis Charles, blacksmith
    Curtis James, shipwright
    Curtis Henry, ferryman to the Woolwich & Watermen's Steam Packet Company's Alma boats
    Curtis Sarah (Mrs.), Butt & Oyster
    Daldy George, beer retailer
    Dale Abdiel, farmer
    Dale William Fenning, butcher
    Double Abraham, butcher
    Ellis Robert Austin, bricklayer & bulkier, & grocer, draper & provision dealer
    Garrard George, boat builder, & mast, block, oar & pump maker
    Groom & Son, merchants, commission, ship, custom house & insurance agents, sail makers, ship chandlers etc.; & at Harwich, Essex, & Stavanger .Norway
    Harrington Thomas, farmer
    Hunt Samuel, carpenter
    Hurrell Charles, Foresters' Arms
    King Benjamin, butcher & wholesale meat salesman
    King Charles, shopkeeper
    King George, Red Lion inn
    King Henry, beer retailer
    King Lucas Charles, roman cement stone merchant
    Knight Samuel, painter & glazier
    Ling Alfred, farmer
    Mason Benjamin, farmer
    Mason Elizabeth (Mrs.),baker
    Mayston James, shoe maker
    Meadows Rev. John B. M.A. private grammar boarding school
    Richardson Charles, farmer
    Roberts Harriet (Mrs.), midwife
    Rowe Martha (Mrs.), shopkeeper & postmistress
    Scarpe John, beer retailer & farmer
    Walker Robert, miller & farmer
    Ward Henry, ferryman to Great Eastern Railway Company's steamboats
    Warren Robert, butcher
    Webb James, shipwright
    Webb Pilbrough, wheelwright & carpenter
    Webb Thomas, jun. blacksmith



    And Last updated on: Thursday, 08-Feb-2018 10:15:19 GMT