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History of Suffolk - Monk Soham 1865

Post Office Directory of 1865.

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MONK SOHAM is a parish and village, in Hoxne union, hundred, and rural deanery, county court district of Framlingham, Suffolk archdeaconry, and diocese of Norwich, East Suffolk, 15 miles north from Ipswich, and 4 north-east from Debenham. The church of St. Peter has a chancel and square tower, and will accommodate about 400 persons. The register commences from 1712. The living is a rectory, annual value 530, with residence and 90 acres of glebe, in the gilt of, and held by, the Rev. Robert Hindes Groome, M.A., of Caius College, Cambridge, and honorary canon of Norwich. There is a parish day school, erected in 1850. The land belongs to Lord Henniker, M.P., the Creasey, Randall, Garneys, and other families. W. Deane, Esq., is lord of the manor. There are charities to the amount of 80 per year, which are applied to the repairs of the church and tenements, for providing two shillings worth of bread every Sunday at the church, and in yearly distribution of coals and money amongst the poor. The population in 1861 was 442, and the area Is 1,509 acres.
Parish Clerk, Edward Kemp.
Letters through Wickham Market. The nearest post office is at Bedfield; the nearest money order office & savings bank is at Debenham
Parish Day School, Miss Ellen Fooks, mistress

Groome Rev. Robert Hindes, M.A. [rector], The Parsonage

Bond John, boot & shoe maker
Bond John, farmer & carpenter
Creasey James, farmer
Edwards Seman, farmer & assistant overseer, The Hall
Garneys William, farmer
Hall John, farmer
Hammond John Edgar, farmer, Woodcroft hall
Mutimer John, farmer
Pattle Temple, White Elm, & horse dealer
Pepper Thomas, farmer
Preston Henry, farmer & auctioneer, estate agent & surveyor, Mount Pleasant, & at Warlingworth
Reed John, shopkeeper
Reeve Charles, farmer
Ringe John, gardener
Shulver James, wheelwright
Shulver Robert, blacksmith
Symonds Nathaniel, farmer

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