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    History of Suffolk - Willingham St Mary 1865

    Post Office Directory of 1865.

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    Willingham St Mary is a small village and parish, in the hundred union, and rural deanery of Wangford, Beccles county court district, archdeaconry of Suffolk, and diocese of Nowich, East Suffolk, 3 miles south from Beccles, on the high road to Ipswich. The church of St Mary has long been in ruins. The living is a rectory, consolidated with North Cove, joint annual value 353, in the gift of the Lord Chancellor, and held by the Rev R Gooch. The Rev Sir Charles Clrake, Bart, M.A., is lord of the manor; and Frederick Barne, esq; of Dunwich, is chief landowner. The population in 1861 was 142, and the area is 1,023 acres.
    Letters through Wangford. The nearest money order office is at Beccles.
    Insurance Agent Midland Counties, J Ingle

    Gibson Cornelius, farmer and land agent, Willingham hall
    Ling Francis, farmer
    Mendham David, farmer
    Mendham John, farmer
    Rendlesham William, blacksmith
    West James, Fox, & shopkeeper

    And Last updated on: Thursday, 08-Feb-2018 10:13:01 GMT