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Post Office Directory of 1865.

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REYDON is a parish and village, in Blything hundred and union, Halesworth county court district, rural deanery of Dunwich, archdeaconry and diocese of Norwich, East Suffolk, closely adjoining Southwold on the north-west. The church of St. Margaret consists of a nave, chancel, and a porch on the south side; it is considered to be of great antiquity; the architecture is of the Gothic order; the tower is about 65 feet high. The register dates from 1686. The living is a vicarage, annual value 218, consolidated with Wangford, in the gift of the Earl of Stradbroke, and held by the Rev. John R. Crowfoot, B.D., of Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge; the Rev. Wareyn W. Darby, B.A., is curate. The Earl of Stradbroke is lord of the manor, and impropriator of the great tithes, commuted at 410 per annum. At the enclosure of the parish, in the year 1800, an allotment of 22 acres was awarded to the poor, and is let at a rental of 18 per annum, which is distributed in coals. The population in 1861 was 294, and the area is 2,727 acres.
Parish Clerk, Henry Rackham.
Letters through Wangford, which is the nearest money order office
Bradford Wilmer, esq. Reydon hall
Darby Rev. Wareyn W. B.A. [curate]
Chilvers John, farmer
Doy Charles, blacksmith
Freeman Frederick, farmer
Gray Edward, farmer
Gray John, farmer
Hadingham George, farmer
Keen John, jun. farmer
Keen John, sen. farmer
Leatherdale William, farmer
Leggatt George, wheelwright
Parry William, cattle salesman & farmer
Runnacles Rayner, farmer
Smith John, farmer


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