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    History of Suffolk - Monks Eleigh 1865

    Post Office Directory of 1865.

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    MONKS ELEIGH is a village and parish, in Cosford union, Babergh hundred, Hadleigh county court district, and Ely diocese, West Suffolk; 8 miles north-east from Sudbury station, 76 from London, and 6 north-west from Hadleigh station. The church of St. Peter is a neat building, with a handsome tower containing 6 bells. The register dates from 1557. The living is a rectory, commuted value £570, with residence, in the gift of the Archbishop of Canterbury, and held by the Rev. Arthur Capel Job Wallace, M.A., of Corpus Christi College, Cambridge: the Rev. Joseph Barthorp Tweed, B.A., of the same college, is curate. The Dean and Chapter of Canterbury are lords of the manor. The annual value of the charities is about £13. In the village is a neat National school, erected in 1834; also a small Independent chapel. The population in 1861 was 678, and the extent is 2,099 acres.
    Parish Clerk, James Ford.
    POST OFPICE.—Henry Alldis, receiver. Letters from Bildestone arrive at 9 a.m,; dispatched at 6.30 p.m. The nearest money order office is at Lavenham
    INSURANCE AGENT.—London, Henry Alldis
    National School, Mrs. Mary Ann Cardy, mistress
    Tweed Rev. Joseph Barthorp, B.A.. [curate]
    Wallace Rev. Arthur Capel Job, M.A. [rector]

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    Alldis Ellen (Miss), school
    Alldis Hy. grocer, draper & postmaster
    Blomfield John, farmer
    Bowers Robert, boot & shoe maker
    Branford Daniel, blacksmith
    Bugg Edward, beer retailer & carpenter
    Bull Henry, grocer & harness maker
    Cardy William, tailor
    Clarke Sarah (Mrs.), miller
    Deaves George, castrator
    Durrant John, farmer
    Gage Martha (Mrs.), farmer
    Harris John, miller
    Hawkins Robert, builder
    Hawkins Samuel, beer retailer
    Hazell George, farmer
    Holder Walter, boot maker
    King John, grocer
    Makin Joseph, farmer
    Manistre George, Red Lion inn
    Parr William. beer retailer & wheelwright
    Parson Freeman, steward to Mr. Isaac Strutt
    Phillips George, veterinary surgeon
    Ransom Albert, butcher
    Hanson John, farmer
    Rutiell William, boot & shoe maker
    Russell Isaac, farmer
    Strutt Isaac, farmer
    Taylor Henry, farmer, Boyton hall
    Westlake William, shopkeeper
    Woodgate Richard, farmer
    Wright Robert Underwood, maltster & farmer



    And Last updated on: Thursday, 08-Feb-2018 10:11:34 GMT