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    History of Suffolk - Kirkley 1865

    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

    And Last updated on: Thursday, 08-Feb-2018 10:14:23 GMT