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History of Suffolk - Rickinghall Inferior 1865

Post Office Directory of 1865.

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RICKINGHALL, INFERIOR is a village and parish, in Blackbourn hundred and union, county court district of Eye, rural deanery of Hartismere, archdeaconry of Suffolk, and diocese of Norwich, West Suffolk, 5 miles west from Mellis station, 5 ½ from Finningham station, 8 north-east from Ixworth, and 7 south-west from Diss. The church of St. Mary is an ancient structure, with round tower, nave, and large south aisle, at the east and west ends of which are two handsome pinnacles. The living is a rectory, with that of Rickinghall Superior annexed, joint annual value £850, with residence, and 30 acres of glebe, in the gift of George Holt Wilson, Esq., and held by the Rev. Richard Compton Maul, M.A. The Baptists and Wesleyan Methodists have each a chapel here. There is also a National school. The population in 1861 was 437, and the area is 1,510 acres, the greater part of which belongs to George Holt Wilson, Esq., who is lord of the manor. Parish Clerk, Richard Bailey.
Letters delivered by hand from Botesdale, which is the nearest money order office
INSURANCE AGENT.—London & Provincial Fire & Life & Royal Farmers, Woolnough Gross
Inland Revenue. Office, Bell inn
National School, William Kifford, master
CARRIERS TO :—
BURY—James Nunn, Wednesday & Saturday
FINNINGHAM—James Bailey, three times a week
IPSWICH—Robert Talbot, every monday

Amys Miss
Copeland Mr. John
Gross Woolnough, esq
Maul Rev. Richard Compton, M.A. Rectory

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Bailey James, carrier
Bailey Richard, bricklayer
Baker John, gardener
Billiam Thomas William, farmer
Bloomfield Geo. Christopher. shopkeeper
Boston John, sen. tailor
Boston Walter, tailor
Bryant Henry, farmer
Chaplin Lewis, blacksmith
Clarke James, farmer
Clarke Thomas M. cabinet maker
Colson Alfred, farmer & butcher
Cook Denny, shoe maker
Daines Charles, plumber & glazier
Debenham Hannah (Miss), grocer & draper
Denny William, baker
Freeman Robert, farmer
Grew John, shoe maker
Gross Woolnough, solicitor, commissioner for taking affidavits in all the courts, & agent to the Royal Farmers' & the London & Provincial Fire & Life Insurance Companies
Jackaman John, farmer
King George, beer retailer
Norton Charles Thomas, farmer & landowner
Nunn James, carrier & farmer
Philips Augustus & Belinda (Miss), Bell commercial inn
Ray Henry, miller
Rush William, veterinary surgeon
Saddington Joseph, tailor
Shildrick John, farmer
Symonds George, farmer
Warren David, blacksmith & beer retailer
White Charles, relieving officer & registrar of births & deaths



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