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History of Suffolk - Earl Soham 1865

Post Office Directory of 1865.

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EARL SOHAM is a parish and large village, in Plomesgate union, Loes hundred and rural deanery, Framlingham and Saxmundhani county court district, archdeaconry of Suffolk, and diocese of Norwich, East Suffolk, 4 ½ miles west from Framlingham, 3 cast from Debenham, and 90 from London. The church is named St. Mary's. The living is a rectory, annual value £607, with residence, in the gift of the Master and Fellows of Wadliam College, Oxford, and held by the Rev. John Hindes Groome, M.A., of Pembroke College, Cambridge. There is a Free school connected with the Church; the schoolroom was built by subscriptions from the rector and landowners generally, and is maintained by the subacriptions of the rector and others. There are also several sums left for charitable purposes in this parish.
There are two chapels, Wesleyan and Baptist, The population in 1861 was 745; the parish contains 1,944a. 2r. 38p.
Parish Clerk, Thomas Bedingfield.
POST OFFICE.—Mrs. Mary Pettet, receiver. Letters through Wickham Market, arrive at 6.30 a.m.; dispatched 7.15 p.m. The nearest money order office is at Framlingham.
INSURANCE AGENTS :—
Liverpool&f London & Globe, William Tartill
Suffolk Alliance, J. C. Downing
Free School, Mrs. Mary Ann Bolton, mistress
CARRIER TO IPSWICH.—William Doohill, tuesday, friday & Saturday

Bellman Mrs
Downing Mr. John C
Groorae Rev. John H. M.A. [rector]
Groome Mrs
Haward Mrs
Roe Mrs
Shirley Henry, esq
Walpole Mr. John

COMMERCIAL.
Acfield Alfred, miller
Barker Arthur G. basket maker
Barker Charles, blacksmith
Batley John, tailor
Blomfield Henry, farmer
Blomfleld Henry, grocer & draper
Buck Robert, carpenter
Catermole Mary (Mrs.), farmer
Clarke William, carpenter
Edwards John, plumber
Elliott William, carpenter & shopkeeper
Goodwin Samuel, farmer
Goodwin William, farmer
Harvey Thomas, bricklayer
Holmes Robert, farmer
Kent Mann William, farmer
Knights Lucy (Mrs.), shopkeeper
Leggett William, shoe maker
Littlewood Robert, farmer, OakhilI farm
Mann William, shoe maker
Mudd William & John, farmers
Murrell William Mannings, farmer
Norton Charles, tailor
Pepper James, beer retailer
Pettet John, turner
Reynolds Arthur, farmer
Reeve Isaac, tailor
Reeve Thomas, farmer
Rice Robert, maltster & farmer
Shirley Henry, surgeon
Taylor George, shoe maker
Turtill William, Falcon, & saddler
Veasey George, farrier
Walpole John Robert, butcher
Winter Thomas, academy
Woods George, saddler


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