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History of Suffolk - Linstead Parva 1865

Post Office Directory of 1865.

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Linstead Parva (Or LOWER) is a small village and parish, in Blythlng hundred and union, rural deanery of Dunwich, archdeaconry of Suffolk, Norwich diocese, East Suffolk, 3 miles west-by-north from Halesworth, its post town and county court district. The church is named St Margaret. The register dates from the year 1540. The living is a chapelry and perpetual curacy, annual value 78, in the gift of the Rev Edward Hollond, M.A., and held by the Rev Frederick Evans, M.A. ; the Rev Tbomas Bonsall, M.A. is the curate. Lord Huntingfield is lord of the manor and chief landowner. It has a town estate, valued at 9 per annum. The soil is heavy, with subsoil of clay. The chief crops are wheat, barley, beans, turnips and pasture. The gross value is 1,072 5s, and the reateable value 9,225. The population in 1861 was 227, and the area is 552 acres.
Parish Clerk, Daniel Hammond
Letters arrive by foot messenger from Halesworth, which is also the nearest money order office

Bonsall Rev Thomas, M.A. [curate of Linstead Parva & Linstead Magma]
Adams John, Greyhound inn, & butcher
Balls Frederick, farmer
Bryant Susanna (Mrs), grocer & draper
Chipperfield William; tailor
Godfrey Felix, thrashing machine owner
Hammond Daniel, blacksmith
Hurren William, shoe maker
Ingate Tallent, farmer
Markham James, farmer
Philpot Samuel, farmer
Read Henry, farmer
Short Robert, cooper & wheelwright
Taylor Charles, former

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