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    History of Suffolk - Newton 1865

    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

    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

    And Last updated on: Thursday, 08-Feb-2018 10:15:06 GMT