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Post Office Directory of 1865.
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Wiston is a small agricultural parish, bounded on the south by the
river Stour, in Babergh hundred, Sudbury union, rural deanery, and archdeaconry,
and diocese of Ely, West Suffolk, a mile and a hald south-west from Nayland. The
church of St Mary is an ancient stone building, in the Norman style, and has 3
bells. The living is a rectory, annual value £360, with residence, in the gift
of the Lord Chancellor, and held by the Rev Edward Charles Birch, M.A. The
population in 1861 was 254, and the area is 1.485 acres. Mrs Beachcroft, of
Kensington, is lady of the manor.
Parish Clerk, James Ward.
Letters through Colchester, The nearest money order office is at Nayland
Birch Rev Chas Edward, M.A. [rector]
Hawes Henry, beer retailer & shopkeeper
Hawes James, farmer
Holton George, farmer
Holton George jun, farmerRadley Robert, farmer
Roberts John, farmer
Stannard Robert & Wm, millers & corn merchants