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History of Suffolk - Rushmere 1865

Post Office Directory of 1865.


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RUSHMERE (near Lowestoft) is a parish and village in a quiet valley, in Mutford and Lothingland incorporation and hundred, Lowestoft county court district, rural deanery of Lothingland, archdeaconry of Suffolk, and diocese of Norwich, East Suffolk, 18 miles from Saxmundham, 6 south from Beccles, 5 south-west from Wangford, and 5 from Lowestoft. The church of St. Michael is an old building, with round tower and thatched roof, and has 2 small bells: it consists of a nave and chancel, and a porch on the south side, and has undergone repair. The register dates from 710. The living is a rectory, tithes commuted at 212 per annum, with residence, and 9 acres of glebe land, in the patronage of Lord Boston and Frederick William Irby, Esq., jointly, and held by the Rev. Thomas William Irby, B.A. A Parochial school for boys and girls has been established and is supported by the rector. Here are sand-pits. The population in 1861 was 121, and the area is 759 acres.
Letters through Wangford. Lowestoft is the nearest money order office

Irby Rev. Thomas Wm. B.A. [rector]
Elliott George, farmer
Garrod Thomas, farmer, The Hall
Green Samuel, farmer
Oldrin John, agricultural machine owner & farmer
Owles Thomas, farmer
Rodwell Zachariah, market gardener
Turner Samuel, Three Tuns

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