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Post Office Directory of 1865.

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NEWBOURN is a parish and village, 5 miles south from Wood bridge and 8 from Ipswich, in Woodbridge union and county court district, Carlford hundred and rural deanery, archdeaconry of Suffolk, and Norwich diocese, East Suffolk. The church of St. Mary is a rubble building, in the Perpendicular and Decorated styles of architecture, consisting of nave, chancel, chapel belonging to the Rowley family, and embattled flint tower with 1 bell: the font is very old, of an octagonal form, and very elaborately carved. The register dates from 1561. The living is a rectory, yearly value £200, with residence, and 2 acres of glebe land, in the gift of Sir Robert Charles Rowley, Bart., and held by the Rev. Joseph Pycock, of St. Dees College. A Sunday' school is held in the church. The soil is of a light sandy and gravelly nature; subsoil, sand and crag. Coprolites are found in considerable quantities amongst the marine deposits. The crops are barley, wheat, beet, and turnips. Sir Robert Charles Rowley, Bart., is lord of the manor and principal landowner. The population in 1801 was 168 ; acreage, 897.
Parish Clerk, Jonathan Clarke.
Letters arrive from Woodbridge at 9 a.m.; pillar letter-box cleared at 5.30 p.m. Woodbridge is the nearest money order office
CARRIER.—Abraham Mayes, to & from Ipswich, Saturday.
Pycock Rev Joseph [rector], Rectory
Naynard Henry, dealer
Clark Jonathan, shoe maker
Hunt Wright, farmer, Street farm
Pooley William, Fox, & butcher & cattle dealer
Maves Abraham, shopkeeper
Wolton Horace, farmer
Wolton Samuel, farmer

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