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Post Office Directory of 1865.

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NEWTON (near Sudbury) is a parish in Babergh hundred, Sudbury union and county court district, rural deanery and archdeaconry, Ely diocese, West Suffolk, 3 ¼ miles east from Sudbury station, and 6O from London, The church of All Saints, an ancient building, has a nave, chancel, tower, and 3 bells: on the north side of the nave there is a Norman arch, with double zigzag, formerly a door way; it is now a window to the baptistery opposite the south porch entrance. Earliest date of register, 1558. The living is a rectory, having a yearly tithe rent-charge of £597, with 55 acres of glebe and residence, in the gift of the Master and Fellows of St. Peter's College, Cambridge, and held by the Rev. Charles Smith, B.D., of that college; the Rev. John Day Beales is the curate. There is a chapel for Primitive Methodists. The parish is in the manors of Newton Hall and Botelers. Earl Howe is lord of the former, and the Rev. T. H. Causton of the latter. The population in 1861 was 529, and the area is 2,197 acres.
Parish Clerk, George Bruce.
Letters through Sudbury, which is the nearest money order office
INSURANCE AGENT—City, Walter Lord
National School, Mrs. Mary Ann Plampin, mistress
Fitch Thomas, esq. Great Grays
Fitch Thomas, jun. esq. Great Grays
Beales Rev. John Day [curate]
Smith Rev. Charles, B.D. [rector]
Titfen Thomas, esq

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Amos Henry, wheelwright
Fitch Thomas, jun. farmer
Glass James, Saracen's Head
Glass William, blacksmith
Green Hugh, farmer & landowner
Green Hugh, jun. farmer
Hart James Lay, miller
Hart Walter, farmer
Hurst John, general dealer
Lord Walter, farmer
Nickelson James, bricklayer
Rolfe John, farmer
Sturgeon George, farmer
Tiffen Thomas, farmer
Ward Bedford, carpenter
Ward Eliza (Miss), shopkeeper
Warren Joshua, farmer


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