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Post Office Directory of 1865.

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KIRKLEY is a parish,adjoining Lowestoft, one part forming a suburb to the new town of Lowestoft, and the other part forming a joint village with Pakefield, the latter being on the south-east side of the road or street which divides the parishes and Kirkley on the north-west side: they stand on a lofty eminence, commanding a fine view of the German ocean. It. is in the Mutford and Lothingland incorporation and hundred, Lowestoft county court district, rural deanery of Lothingland. archdeaconry of Suffolk, and diocese of Norwich, East Suffolk, and the village is a mile and a half south from Lowestoft, 12 miles south from Yarmouth, 8 ½ east from Beccles, and 6 ½ north-east from Wrentham. The church of St. Peter is on lofty ground, serving as a land mark to mariners, and has a square tower, and the appearance of great antiquity: it. is in a very decayed state. The living is a rectorv, valued at £142 10s. per annum, in the gift, of, and held by, the Rev. H. Willmott, M.A., of Pembroke College, Oxford. The inhabitants are principally engaged in fishing. An allotment of land, awarded at the time of the enclosure, now lets for £15 per annum, which amount is distributed in coals to the poor. The population in 1801 was 1,129, and the area is 579 acres.
Parish Clerk, James Peek.
POST OFFICE.—James Mickleburgh, postmaster. Letters arrive from Lowestoft at 8 a.m. & dispatched at 4.30 p.m.
The nearest money order office is at Lowestoft

Balls Mr. Thomas
Leggatt Mr. Thomas Hubbard
Richardson Capt. Charles
Sandys Rev. John, M.A
Scale's Mr. Abraham
Smyth Mrs
Webb William Woodman, esq
Wilmott Rev. Henry, M.A. [rector]
Wilson John, esq

Adams Adam, shopkeeper, & at Lowestoft
Alborough Jeremiah, beer retailer
Balls William, lodging house
Bird John, farmer
Bloomfleld Isaac Samuel, beer retailer
Borrett George, beer retailer
Burton John, jun. farmer
Catchpole William, millwright
Chilvers George, baker
Cleveland Charles, miller
Colby Randal, Mill inn
Crone Susannah (Mrs.), shopkeeper
Davey James, beer retailer
Folkard Samuel, proprietor of bathing machines
Forster Samuel, beer retailer
Fuller William, coal merchant
Grimble Henrietta . (Mrs), farmer
Hook William, fish curer
Jordan William, bricklayer
Ling Job, boot maker, & at Lowestoft
Loveless George, pork butcher
Manning William, tailor
Matchett John, farmer
Matchett William, miller
Matthews Sarah (Miss), lodging house
Mills George, bricklayer
Morris Charlotte (Mrs.), beer retailer
Moyse James, blacksmith
Pile Thomas, Royal Oak, & carpenter
Rackham William, butcher, & at Lowestoft
Sargant William, tailor
Smith Henry, shopkeeper
Taylor Harriet (Mrs.), lodging house
Welham Emanuel, bricklayer

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