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Post Office Directory of 1865.
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WIXOE (or WHIXOE) is a parish, in the hundred and union of Risbridge,
Haverhill county court district, rural deanery of Clare, archdeaconry of Sudbury
and diocese of Ely, West Suffolk, 4 miles west-south-west from Clare. The church
is a small plain structure with a Norman arch, in which there are several
handsome monuments to the Berkley family. The living is a discharged rectorv,
tithes commuted at £240, with 20 acres of glebe, in the gift of J. E. H. Elwes,
Esq., and held by the Rev. F. Elwes; the Rev. Richard H. Denne, of University
College, Oxford, is curate In charge, J. E. H. Elwes, Esq., is lord of the manor
and chief land owner; Mr. King Viall is also a landowner. The population in 1861
was 145, and the area is 600 acres. The soil is chiefly clay, and the crops are
wheat, barley and peas.
Parish Clerk, John Smith.
Letters through Halstead. Clare is the nearest money order office
Denne Rev. Richard H. [curate]
Drummond Charles, esq
Pemberton Mrs. Rose hill
Bentley William, beer retailer
Killingback Eliza (Mrs.), shopkeeper
Fitch Ambrose G. miller, farmer & landowner
Payne Frederick, farmer, Water hall