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History of Suffolk - Shelland 1865

Post Office Directory of 1865.

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SHELLAND is a parish, in Stow hundred, union, county court district, and rural deanery, Suffolk archdeaconry, and Norwich diocese, West Suffolk, 3 miles west-north-west from Stowmarket station. The church (dedication unknown) is a small plain building, consisting of nave and chancel only, with turret and 1 bell. The living is a perpetual curacy, value about 60 yearly, in the girt of Charles Tyrell, Esq., and held by the Rev. Samuel Christmas Brown, B.A., of St. John's College, Cambridge. C. Tyrell, Esq., and Capt. John Garnham are the chief landowners, the former is lord of the manor and impropriator of the tithes. The soil is mixed clay and sand. The population in 1861 was 99, and the area is 540 acres.
Parish Clerk, Rivers Orris

Commercial
Clark William, farmer
Grimswood Robert, farmer
Oxer Elizabeth (Mrs) , farmer
Peddar William, farmer, Rookhalls hall
Quinton Edward, blacksmith & wheelwright


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