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History of Suffolk - Kersey 1865

Post Office Directory of 1865.

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KERSEY is a village and parish, 2 ½ miles north-west from Hadleigh railway station, 9 from Lavenham, and 72 from London, in the Cosford hundred and union, Hadleigh county court district, rural deanery and archdeaconry of Sudbury, and diocese of Ely, west division of Suffolk. The church of St. Mary is an ancient structure, in the Norman style; it has a lofty tower and 6 bells. The living is a perpetual curacy, value £135, in the gift of King's College, Cambridge, and held by the Rev. Abraham Hume, M.A., who resides at Hadleigh. Here are the remains of an ancient priory. There are some small charities connected with this parish. The population in 1861 was 604, and the area is 1,510 acres.
Parish Clerk, Samuel Pittock.
POST OFFICE.—Frederick Sexton, postmaster. Letters from Ipswich arrive at 7 a.m.; dispatched at 8.10 p.m.
Hadleigh is the nearest money order office
Midland Counties, F. Sexton (hail only)
Union Life & Fire , F. Sexton
Parochial School/ Mrs. Hannah Raynham, mistress
Newman Charles, esq. Priory
Newman Henrv, esq. The Priory
Alverd Peter, farmer
Arthy Spalding, farmer
Beeson Benjamin, shopkeeper
Bull Henry, saddler
Clover Ebenezer, miller & maltster
Cuthbert Josiali, baker & shopkeeper
Durrant John, farmer
Durrant John, farmer
Grimwade George, veterinary surgeon
Howlett Thomas, farmer
Newman Charles, farmer
Patridge Robert, farmer
Pittock Samuel, carpenter
Pryke John, shoe maker
Pryke Thomas, shoe maker
Raynham Robert, bricklayer
Rush Edward, farmer
Scarfe Henry, tailor
Sexton Frederick, surveyor, collector of poor rates & assessed taxes
Sheldrake Robert, farmer
Smith Edward, carpenter
Snell Henry, Bell
Sparrow Robert, farmer
Stow Lucy (Mrs.), farmer
Syer Abraham, farmer
Vince Robert, blacksmith
WhymarkJohn, White Horse

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