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    History of Suffolk - Withersfield 1865

    Post Office Directory of 1865.

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    WITHERSFIELD is a parish, in Risbridge hundred and union, Haverhill county court district, rural deanery of Clare, Sudbury archdeaconry, diocese of Ely, West Suffolk, a mile and a half north-west from Haverhill. The church is named in honour of St. Mary. The living is a rectory, having 41 acres of glebe, and a yearly modus of 590, awarded in 1841, in lieu of tithes, in the gift of G. T. W. H. Duffield, Esq., and held by the Rev. William Mayd, M.A., of Exeter College, Oxford, who is chief landowner and lord of the manor. There is a charity, consisting of a cottage in four tenements, occupied rent free, and a blacksmiths shop, let foe 2 a year, which is applied in repairing the cottage: the donor is unknown. The crops are wheat, barley, oats, beans, pease and roots. The soil is clay. The population in 1861 was 624, and the area is 2,509 acres.
    Parish Clerk, Charles Medcalf

    Mayd Rev. William, M.A., J.P. [rector]

    Basham William W. farmer
    Betts David, wheelwright & blacksmith
    Bowyer Elijah, miller
    Bradnam Thomas, White Horse inn
    Chapman Robert, farmer
    Coote William, boot & shoe maker
    Cracknell George, farmer
    Furbank Eliza (Mrs.), boot & shoe maker
    Hills James, farmer
    Johnson Benjamin, farmer
    Kiddy Stephen, poulterer
    Kimmance Edward, flour dealer
    Leach James, blacksmith
    Moore David, shopkeeper
    Moore James, bricklayer
    Nunn William, shopkeeper & beer retailer
    Olley Catherine (Mrs.), farmer
    Rowlingson Edward, shopkeeper
    Rowlingson Joseph, flour dealer
    Rowlingson Samuel. Duke of Wellington
    Rowlingson Stephen, farmer
    Shanks Charles, carpenter
    Swann Sarah (Mrs.), shopkeeper
    Woollard Edward S. farmer

    And Last updated on: Thursday, 08-Feb-2018 10:15:36 GMT