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History of Suffolk - Little Blakenham 1865

Post Office Directory of 1865.

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Little Blakenham is a small village and parish in Bosmere and Claydon union, Ipswich county court district, archdeaconry of Suffolk, and diocese of Norwich, East Suffolk, 4 miles north-west from Ipswich station. The church of St Mary is a small neatly built edifice, with square tower. Date of register, 1728. The living is a rectory, with glebe of 35 acres, and a yearly modus of 253, awarded in lieu of tithes, in the gift of, and held by, the Rev. John Jackson, M.A., of Pembroke College, Cambridge. Here are some extensive chalkpits and limekilns, also clay pits. Lady Cullum is lady of the manor and chief landowner. In 1861 the population was 146, and the area is 1,034 acres.
Letters through Ipswich, which is also the nearest order office.
Haward Blakenham hall
Jackson Rev. John, M.A. Rectory
Josselyn George, esq. Red house
Cooper George, farmer
Green Benjamin Powling, farmer
Haward Frederick, farmer
Haward William, farmer, Hall
Wake Henry, farmer
Watchman Joseph, farmer

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