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    History of Suffolk - Palgrave 1865

    Post Office Directory of 1865.

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    Palgrave 1865 Post Office Directory

    PALGRAVE is a pleasant village and parish on an acclivity, in Hartismere hundred, union, and rural deanery, Suffolk archdeaconry, county court district of Eye, and Norwich diocese, West Suffolk, one mile south from Diss station, and 4 north-west from Eye. The church of St. Peter is an ancient structure, with square tower containing a peal of 6 bells, a nave, chancel, with porch, within which are deposited the remains of the late Thomas Martin, Esq., the antiquarian: there are also several monuments in the interior to the memory of the Harrison family, residents here: the whole church has been restored and enlarged by the addition of an aisle, under the auspices of the Rev. Charles Martyn, the late rector. The register commences in 1500. The living is a rectory, valued at 400 per annum, with residence, in the gift of Sir Edward Clarence Kerrison, Bart., M.P., and held by the Rev. James William Campbell, M.A.,of Trinity College, Cambridge, who resides here. There is also a National school, erected in 1853 by the late rector. Near the village is St. John's, the seat of Miss Harrison, a neat mansion, with park, shrubberies, &c.; also near the church is The Priory, the residence of the Rev. Charles John Martyn. Sir Edward Clarence Kerrison, Bart., M.P., is lord of the manor. The population in 1861 was 739, and the area is 1,474 acres; the gross rental is 3,500, and the rateable value 2,978.
    Parish Clerk, Benjamin Firman.
    Letters received through Diss by foot post. There is a wall letter box, near the Swan inn, cleared at 7 p.m. on week days & 11.45 a.m. on Sundays. The nearest money order office & post office savings bank is at Diss
    Assistant Overseer, William Rix
    National School, William Robert Austiss, master

    Campbell Rev. James William, M.A. [rector], The Parsonage
    Haines Philip, esq
    Harrison Miss, St. John's
    Howe Mr. Martin, Burlington lodge
    Knevett Mr. William
    Male Rev. Robert, Holly cottage
    Martyn Rev. Charles John, The Priory

    Bond George, shopkeeper
    Brookes James, maltster & farmer
    Brookes William, millwright
    Bryant John, farmer
    Bumpsted Robert, baker & shopkeeper
    Canham Robert, butcher
    Crane Levi, farmer
    Crawford Benjamin, Lion
    Edwards Thomas, farmer & landowner
    Ford George, carpenter
    Ford William, coal dealer
    Gooch Robert, miller
    Goold Philip, tailor
    Goold William, boot & shoe maker
    Howe Martin, farmer
    Howe Robert Stimpson, maltster
    Howell George, blacksmith
    Humphrey William, plumber & glazier
    Hunt James, Swan
    Long Mary Ann (Mrs.), farmer
    Moore John, boot & shoe maker
    Musk Philip, farmer
    Potter James, boot & shoe maker
    Pretty William, farmer
    Rix Wm. farmer & assistant overseer
    Ruffles Thomas, bricklayer
    Ship Sophia (Miss), seed dealer
    Stevenson Fanny (Mrs.), tobacconist
    Thurlow James, coal dealer
    Thurlow Samuel, miller
    Thyne Daniel, school
    Weavers Charles, carpenter
    Webb John, cattle dealer

    And Last updated on: Thursday, 08-Feb-2018 10:17:39 GMT