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    History of Suffolk - Kedington 1865

    Post Office Directory of 1865.

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    KEDINGTON is a parish, in Risbridge hundred and union, Haverhill county court district, rural deanery of Clare, archdeaconry of Sudbury, and diocese of Ely, West Suffolk (a small portion is in Hinckford hundred, Essex), 5 miles west-north-west from Clare, and 2J east-north-east from Haverhill. The church of St. Peter and St. Paul, a neat structure, contains many ancient and handsome monuments. The living is a rectory, the tithes commuted at £701 18s., in the gift of, and held by, the Rev. Win. Henry Syer, B.A., of Jesus College, Cambridge. The workhouse of the Risbridge union is here. The union comprises the following places:—Barnardiston, Clare, Cowlinge, Denardiston (or Denston), Great Bradley, Great Thurlow, Great Wratting, Haverhill, Hundon, Kedington, Little Bradley, Little Thurlow, Little Wratting, Monks Risbridge, Poslingford, Stansfield, Stoke by Clare, Stradishall, Whixoe (or Wixoe), Wickhambrook, and Withersfield. Mr. Henry Purkis is chief landowner. The population in 1861 was 620, and the area is 2,342 acres; the soil is clay and loam, and the crops arc wheat, barley and roots.
    BROCKLEY GREEN lies a mile east, and Great Wilseys a mile west.
    Letters received through Haverhill, which is also the nearest money order office
    Risbridge Union Workhouse, James Hale, master; Mrs. Elizabeth Hale, matron
    Superintendent Registrar & Clerk to Board of Guardians, John H. Jardine, solicitor, Stoke
    Relieving Officer & Registrar of Births & Deaths for Clare District, R. F. Gallafent
    Cornwell Mr. William
    Mason Mr. Robert
    Rumball Mr. Robert
    Snell Mr. William
    Syer Rev. William Hy. B.A. [rector]

    Ambrose Thomas, carpenter
    Bateman John, tailor
    Betts Henry, carpenter
    Betts John, carpenter
    Betts Richard, carpenter
    Bowyer Henry, butcher
    Bowyer Maria (Mrs.), shopkeeper
    Bowyer Robert, butcher
    Bowyer Samuel, cattle dealer
    Bowyer Thomas M. shopkeeper
    Brown k Taylor, millers
    Chapman William, farmer
    Codling Frederick, White Horse, & blacksmith
    Cornwell James, boot maker
    Deeks Henry, carpenter
    Deeks James, wheelwright
    Deeks Joseph, bricklayer
    Diver John, wheelwright
    Goodchild John, farmer & maltster
    Ling Elizabeth (Mrs.), Bell inn
    Marsh John, thrashing machine owner
    Martin John, farmer
    Price Charlotte (Mrs.), beer retailer
    Price John, brewer etc
    Price Walter, farmer
    Price William, Barnardiston Arms
    Rumball James, miller
    Sergeant Maria (Mrs.), shopkeeper
    Smoothy John, miller
    Teverson William, farmer
    Wright James, shoe maker

    And Last updated on: Thursday, 08-Feb-2018 10:12:19 GMT