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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






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