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    History of Suffolk - Layham 1865

    Post Office Directory of 1865.

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    LAYHAM is a parish, in the union and hundred of Cosford, Hadleigh county court district, rural deanery and
    archdeaconry of Sudbury, and diocese of Ely, West Suffolk, a mile and a half south from Hadleigh station, in two manors, called OVERBURY and NETHRRBURY HALLS, of which J. F. Robinson, Esq., of the Hall, Hadleigh, is lord.
    The church is named St. Andrew. The register dates from 1538. The living is a rectory, annual value 800, in
    the gift of St. John's College, Cambridge, and held by the Rev. Henry Hunter Hughes, B.D., formerly fellow and
    senior tutor of that college; the Rev. Edward Lerming, M.A., is curate. The population in 1861 was 534, and the
    area is 2,488 acres.
    Parish Clerk, Abraham Smith.
    Letters through Hadleigh, which is also the nearest order office
    National School, Miss Mary Seeker, mistress

    Bonner Mrs
    Hughes Rev. Henry Hunter, B.D., J.P
    Last Henry, esq. The Cottage
    Lerming Rev. Edward, M.A. [curate]
    Ranson Mr
    Rowley Miss
    Vince Mr. William

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    Beeston John, Marquis of Cornwallis
    Brown Joseph, farmer & landowner
    Clark John, brick maker
    Clarke Elizabeth (Mrs.), shopkeeper
    Cook Henry, bricklayer
    Cook Robert, shoe maker
    Fidgett Richard, farmer
    Gosling Thomas Leech, blacksmith
    Grimsey William, farmer
    Hazell Sarah (Mrs.), shopkeeper
    Hazell Thomas, blacksmith
    Hitchcock Freeman, miller, Water mill
    Johnson Walter, grocer
    Kedge James, Queens Head & carpenter
    Norman James, farmer & landowner
    Partridge Edward, farmer
    Partridge John, farmer
    Pizzy John, gardener
    Pratt Thomas, machinist
    Salisbury Jane (Mrs.), farmer
    Smith William Clover, miller
    Strutt John, farmer
    Strutt William, farmer
    Towns William, farmer







    And Last updated on: Thursday, 08-Feb-2018 10:14:58 GMT