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Post Office Directory of 1865.
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NEDGING is a parish, in Cosford hundred and union, Hadleigh county
court district, rural deanery and archdeaconry of Sudbury, and diocese of Ely,
West Suffolk, a mile from Bildestone, and 4 miles north-by-west from Hadleigh
station. The church of St. Mary is a small building, in very good repair, with a
tower containing 2 bells. The living is a rectory, yearly value £105, with
residence, in the gift of, and held by, the Rev. William Edge, M.A., of Emmanuel
College, Cambridge. The soil is good, and is principally arable. The Rev.
William Edge, M.A., is lord of the manor. There are no charities to this parish.
The population in 1861 was 171, and the area of the parish 837 acres.
Parish Clerk, Walter Grimwade.
Letters through Bildestone, which is also the nearest money order office
Edge Rev. William, M.A. [rector]
Chaplin Edwd. farmer & high constable
Chenery Robert, farmer
Clover John Lee, miller & farmer
Green John, farmer, Parsonage
Johnson Wm. farmer, Nedging Tye
Stutter Charles, farmer