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History of Suffolk - Winston 1865

Post Office Directory of 1865.

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WINSTON is a parish and village, in the union of Bosmere and Claydon, hundred of Thredling, county court district of Framlingham, rural deanery of Claydon, Suffolk archdeaconry, Norwich diocese, East Suffolk, and stands on an elevated position, 9 miles north-east from Needham Market station, 12 north from Ipswich, a mile south from Debenham, and 8 miles west from Framlingham. The church of St. Andrew is an old Gothic building, faced with flint stones, and capable of holding 200 persons; it has nave, chancel, and square steeple containing 5 bells. The register commences from 1558. The living is a vicarage, annual value 169, with about 38 acres of glebe, and residence, in the gift of the Dean and Chapter of Ely, who are the impropriators of the great tithes, and held by the Rev. Andrew Gatenby, B.A., of St. John's College, Cambridge. The chief landed proprietors are Lord Henniker, M.P., of Thornham Magna, aud the Dean and Chapter of Ely, with others. The lords of the manor are the Dean and Chapter of Ely. A new Parochial school was erected in 1863 contiguous to the church, which is supported by the vicar, aided by the parishioners. The population in 1851 was 352, and the area is 1,476 acres. The gross estimated rental is 2,571, and rateable value 2,332. Parish Clerk, Caleb Kerridge.
Letters through Stonham via Debenham. The nearest post office money order office & post office savings bank is at Debenham
Parochial School, Miss Susan Rumsey, mistress
Assistant Overseer, William Bonnar
Gatenby Rev. Andrew, B.A. [vicar], The Parsonage
Bonner John London, shopkeeper
Burch Frederick Theodore Wainwright, farmer
Canham John, farmer
Freeman Edward, farmer
Groom Charles, farmer
Hammond Thomas Barnabas, farmer
Hawkins Charles Jennings, farmer
Kersey Mary (Mrs.), farmer
Pettit Thomas, farmer & brick & tile manufacturer, The Hall
Plant Robert, farmer
Plowman Robert, farmer


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