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Post Office Directory of 1865.
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LANGHAM is a small village and parish, in Blackbourn hundred, Stow
union, Bury St. Edmund's county court district, rural deanery of Blackbourn,
archdeaconry of Sudbury, nnd diocese of Ely, West Suffolk, 4 miles north from
the Elmswell station, 3 from Ixworth, and 9 from Bury St. Edmund's. The church
is named in honour of St. Mary. The living is a rectory, value £280, in the gift
of H. Wilson, Esq., and held by the Rev. Harry Corles, M.A., of Trinity College,
Cambridge. There is a school, principally supported by Henry Wilson, Esq., who
is lord of the manor and sole landowner. Population, 203; area 937 acres.
Parish Clerk, William Wright.
Letters through Ixworth, which is also the nearest money order office
School, Mrs. Charlotte Tuck, mistress
Corles Rev. Harry, M.A. [rector] Wilson Fuller Maitland, esq. J.P.. The Hall
Barfield Henry, farmer
Cobb Thomas, farmer
Day Henry M. farmer
Goodchild Henry, shopkeeper
Miller Edward, farmer
Rosier Henry Hubbard, blacksmith