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History of Suffolk - Worlingham 1865

Post Office Directory of 1865.

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WORLINGHAM is a small village and parish, in the hundred, union, and rural deanery of Wangford, Beccles county court district, Suffolk archdeaconry, and diocese of Norwich, East Suffolk, 2 miles south-east from Beccles, and 6 south-west from Lowestoft, near the navigable Waveney. The church of All Saints has a lofty tower and 5 bells: in the interior is a beautiful monument by Chantrey, in memory of the late General Sparrow and his son. The living is a rectory, annual value 260, with residence, in the gift of the Lord Chancellor, and held by the Rev. David Hillcoat Leighton, M.A. Worlingham Hall, the seat of the Rev. Sir Charles Clarke, Bart., M.A., is a large mansion, in an extensive and well wooded park. The only charity is about 30, derived from rents of parish land, and appropriated to repairing the church, &c. The Rev. Sir Charles Clarke, Bart., is lord of the manor. The population in 1861 was 102, and the area is 1,631 acres.
Parish Clerk, James Mills.
Letters through Beccles, which is the nearest money order office
School, Miss Mary Ann Seago, mistress
Private Residents
Clarke Rev Sir Charles, bart, M.A. Worlingham hall
Leighton Rev David Hillcoat, M.A. Rectory

Hadenham George, farmer
Hamby William, farmer
Mills James, wheelwright
Rackham Esther (Mrs), farmer
Read John, farmer
Snell Walter, woodman
Sutton George, boot & shoe maker
Tills Amos, blacksmith
Wilson William, farmer

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