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Post Office Directory of 1865.
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CONEY WESTON is a small village, 6 miles from Ixworth, 8 from
Botesdalc, and 12 from Bury St. Edmund's station, in Blackbourn hundred and
rural deanery, Thetford union and county court district, Sudbury archdeaconry,
nnd Elydioccse, West Suffolk. The church of St. Mary is a small brick building,
with thatched roof. The living is a discharged rectory, annexed to that of
Barningham, joint annual value £770, in the gift of R. Hunt, Esq., and held by
the Rev. James Edwards, M.A. Coney Weston Hall, the seat of Mrs. Edward
Bridgman, is a handsome brick mansion. The school for children is supported by
Mrs. Bridgman. Population, 254; area, 1,341 acres.
Parish Clerk, Ovid Andscombc.
Letters through Ixworth, which is also the nearest money order office
School, Miss Jane Phill, mistress
Bridgman Mrs. Edward, The Hall
Wade Rev. Garrod, M.A
Blomfield Edward, carpenter
Blomfield John, shoe maker
Brothers William, carrier
Eaton Charles, farmer
Hogg John, carpenter
Martin George, shopkeeper
Matthews William, farmer