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History of Suffolk - Norton 1865

Post Office Directory of 1865.

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NORTON is a parish, in Blackbourn hundred and rural deanery, Stow union, Bury St. Edmund's county court district, archdeaconry of Sudbury, and diocese of Ely, West Suffolk, 2 ½ miles north-east from Elmswell station, 88 ½ from London, and 7 east-north-east from Bury St. Edniuud's. The church is named St. Andrew's. The living is a rectory, in the gift of St. Peter's College, Cambridge, with a yearly rent-charge of £611 in lieu of tithes, and held by the Rev. Aldersey Dicken, D.D. formerly of that college; the Rev. John Trevatham, M.A., of Trinity College, Cambridge, is curate. A Baptist chapel was erected in 1843, at a cost of £700, by Mr. S. Hustler. The National school was built in 1839. 'The population in 1861 was 948, and the area is 2,449 acres.
Parish Clerk, Isaac Stebbing.
POST OFFICE.—John Borrett, receiver. Letters through Bury St. Edmund's arrive at 9 a.m. & box closes at 4.50 p.m. The nearest money order office is at Woolpit
National School, Mrs. Susan Page, mistress
CARRIERS TO BURY ST. EDMUND'S.—Robert Stiff & John Diggons, Wednesday & Saturday
Bennett Mr. James
Dicken Rev. Aldersey, D.D. [rector]
Huddleston Peter, esq. J. P. Little haugh
Matthews Benjamin F. esq
Trevatham Rev. John, M.A. [curate]

Borrett John,grocer, & post office
Burt Arthur, farmer
Coe Robert, shopkeeper
Collings James, blacksmith
Cornell William, farmer
Cornish Henry, harness maker
Cornish Robert, thatcher
Craske Samuel, farmer
Cross William, wheelwright
Downing Henry, blacksmith
Faires Thomas, shoe maker
Finch Edmund, collector of rates
Fuller William, beer retailer
Gallant James, bricklayer
Gissing Thomas Shipp, miller & farmer
Golding Alfred, farmer
Gooch John, Dog
Hawksley George, baker
Hubbard James, farmer
Jiggens Charlotte (Mrs.), butcher
Jolly James, cooper
Mathew George Whaits, farmer, Hall's farm
Matthews Benjamin Fielding, surgeon
Matthews Luke, carpenter
Morley —, wheelwright
Mothersole Thomas, watch & clock maker
Pawsey Woodward, beer retailer
Pollard Samuel, shoe maker
Scotchmer Henry, farmer
Sealey Elijah, carpenter
Seaman John, farmer
Spooner William, tailor
Stiff David, bricklayer
Stiff Robert, farmer
Sturgeon Joseph, farmer
Wakeling Thomas, farmer
Williams Charles Gray, grocer

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