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History of Suffolk - Mutford 1865

Post Office Directory of 1865.


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MUTFORD is a village and small parish, giving name to the Mutford and Lothingland incorporation and hundred, in Lowestoft county court district, East Suffolk, 14 miles from Yarmouth, 5 south-east from Beccles, and 5 southwest from Lowestoft. The church of St. Andrew is small and ancient, with round tower containing 3 bells: it has a nave, chancel, south aisle, a porch on the south side, and a western entrance or Galilee. The register dates from 1540. The living is a vicarage, consolidated with that of Barnby, joint annual value 660, in the patronage of the Master and Fellows of Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge, and held by the Rev. D. M. Dulling. Here is a small Wesleyan chapel, and a Parochial school, built by the late vicar, the Rev. William Okes, M.A. R. H. Reeve, Esq., is lord of the manor; and Messrs. Samuel Robinson, Elliott Chalker, Henry Woodthorpe, Thos. Pead Gooda, and the Rev. Arthur Gilbert, M.A., are chief landowners. Here are a few charities' and an allotment of 15 acres of land, which lets for 15 per annum, laid out in coals and distributed to the poor in the winter; there is also the sum of 10s. a year payable to the poor of the parish out of Mr. Chalker'a estate. The Incorporation of Mutford and Lothingland comprises the following places: Ashby, Barnby, Belton, Blundeston, Bradwell, Burgh Castle, Carlton Colville, Corton, Flixton, Fritton, Gisleham, Gorleston, Gunton, Herringfleet, Hopton, Kessingland, Kirkley, Lound, Lowestoft, Mutford, Oulton, Pakefield, Rushmere, and Somerleyton. The population in 1861 was 386, and the area is 1,574 acres.
Parish Clerk, William Chamberlain.
Letters through Beccles, which is also the nearest money order office
Parochial School, Mrs. Bird, mistress
Debenhnm Miss
Gilbert Rev. Arthur, M.A. Mutford hall
Woodthorpe Mr. Henry
Woodthorpe Mrs

Andrews Benjamin, farmer
Andrews David, miller
Balls Samuel, fanner
Bulls William, market gardener
Boon Robert, market gardener
Candler Stephen, farmer & landowner
Chalker Elliott, farmer & landowner, Northwood place
Cooper William, shoe maker
Crouchen , shopkeeper
Gooda Thomas Pead, farmer & landowner
Keer William, farmer
Lay Stephen, shopkeeper & butcher
Lav Wm. farmer & plumber & glazier Mills William, shoe maker
Pleasants John, blacksmith
Read William, farmer
Riches , farmer
Robinson Samuel, farmer & landowner
Stratford Robert, beer retailer
Strowger Thomas, farmer
Suggate William, jun. thatcher
Suggate William, sen. market gardener
Warnes Charles, farmer

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