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    Rattlesden 1865 Post Office Directory

    RATTLESDEN is a parish and considerable village, in
    Thedwestry hundred and rural deanery, Stow union and
    county court district, archdeaconry of Sudbury, and diocese
    of Ely, West Suffolk, 5 miles west from Stowmarket, 85
    from London, and 9 east-south-east from Bury St. Edmund's,
    situated on a small stream which joins the river Gipping at
    Combs. The church of St. Nicholas is an ancient stone
    structure, in the Perpendicular and Decorated styles, has
    nave, aisles, chancel, small tower containing 5 bells, and
    neat spire: the interior is very lofty, with fine open roof of
    carved oak over nave and chancel: the pews and font are
    very old: there are tablets to the Revs. Walter Clopton and
    Richard Moseley (former rectors), who left charities to be
    distributed in the parish. The register dates from 1558.
    The living is a rectory, annual value 890, with about 50
    acres of glebe, in the gift of John Barney, Esq., and held
    by the Rev. John Barney, M.A., of Magdalen College, Cam-
    bridge. There is a National school, partly endowed, also a
    Sunday school in the village. A Baptist chapel was erected
    in 1808, and rebuilt in 1833. The soil is heavy, and subsoil
    clay, yielding good crops of the usual kind. Clopton Hall, the handsome residence of Major Windsor Parker, M.P. for West Suffolk, is half a mile north-east, and is situated on an eminence, surrounded by woods, plantations, and preserves: the south front overlooks some well stocked fish ponds, neat park, and grounds tastefully laid out. Rattlesden Hall, the residence of Uriah Phillips, Esq., is west of the village. F. L. Cocktedge, Esq., is lord of the manor. The population in 1801 was 1,117, and the area is 3,254 acres.
    POYSTREET GREEN is a hamlet half a mile south; Clopton Green is a mile north-west; High Town Green is 2 miles south-west; Pot Ash is a mile west.
    Parish Clerk, Jeremiah Punchard.
    POST OFFICE.—Mrs. Elizabeth Archer, receiver. Letters from Woolpit at 9 a.m.; dispatched at 5.30 p.m. The nearest money order office is at Woolpit
    INSURANCE AGENT.—Liverpool & London & Globe, James Finch
    National School, Miss A. Briscoe, mistress
    CARRIERS TO BURY.—Abraham Ramsbottom & James Scolding, every Wednesday

    Barney Rev. John, M.A. Rectory
    Boldero John, esq. White House farm
    Lucas James Owen, esq
    Parker Major Windsor, M.P., D.L. Clopton hall
    Phillips Uriah, esq. Rattlesden hall

    Bauley Thomas, farmer
    Beeton James, shopkeeper
    Blofield George K. fanner, Wood hall
    Bye William, farm bailiff to Major Parker, M.P
    Canham Mary (Mrs.), farmer
    Chandler Wm. Wilson, grocer & draper
    Churchyard George, farmer
    Clover John, miller
    Cobbold James, farmer & landowner
    Cobbold John, farmer
    Coe Abraham, farmer
    Coley Henry, inland revenue officer
    Craske William, shoe maker
    Crick Thomas, carrier
    Cross Pearl, wheelwright
    Dawson Benjamin & Co. maltsters; & at Stowmarket
    Farrow Robert, farmer & cattle dealer
    Finch James, plumber etc
    Friston Henry, farmer
    Fristou Samuel, farmer
    Friston Samuel, jun. farmer
    Friston William, farmer
    Garrod John, farmer
    Gathercole William, Half moon, & baker
    Gooch Robert, farmer
    Gowers Benjamin, boot maker
    Green Benjamin, maltster & farmer
    Jewers John, maltster
    Laflin Jonathan, farmer
    Lucas James Owen, surgeon
    Manfield Wm. farmer, Hollybush farm
    Mirrington Robtrt, farmer & landowner
    Moore William, cattle dealer
    Moore William, saddler etc
    Nice James, farmer
    Orris Frederick, Shoe maker
    Peddar Sarah (Mrs.), farmer, Shelland hall
    Phillips Uriah, farmer, Rattlesden hall
    Plume George, carpenter
    Poole John, blacksmith
    Ransom James, carpenter
    Hanson John, farmer, Hill farm
    Roe Richard, shopkeeper
    Roper Henry Clement, baker & beer retailer
    Salmon Sarah (Mrs.), farmer
    Salmon William, corn, coal & seed merchant & maltster, Brook vale
    Sawyer Edward, farmer
    Sawyer Robert, farmer & wheelwright
    Scott John, farmer, & gamekeeper to
    Major Parker, M.P. Doves farm
    Scolding James, beer retailer
    Shipden William, Five Bells
    Smith George, builder & contractor
    Snelling John, poulterer
    Steward Denham, farmer
    Walker Charles, shoe maker
    Warren Walter, blacksmith
    Webb Robert, farmer
    Welham John, farmer
    Winson Harry, farmer & miller
    Worledge Robert, tailor etc & at Stowmarket

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