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    History of Suffolk - Ashbocking 1865

    Post Office Directory of 1865.

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    ASHBOCKING is a parish and scattered village, 7 miles north from Ipswich railway station, 74 from London, 8 north-west from Woodbridge, 6 from Needham Market, and 5 from Claydon railway station, in the hundred and rural deanery of Bosmere, Bosmere and Claydon union, Ipswich county court district, Suffolk archdeaconry, and Norwich diocese, East Suffolk. The church of All Saints is of Gothic architecture, with a chancel and square tower, with 2 bells. The living is a vicarage, commuted at 387, with residence, in the gift of the Lord Chancellor, and held by the Rev. Maurice Byles Cowell, M.A., of Wadham College, Oxford. John Tollemache, Esq., of Helmingham Hall, is lord of the manor. The population in 1861 was 324; area 1,408 acres of cultivated land.
    ASHBOCKING GREEN is on the main road to the east.
    Parish Clerk, George Lee.
    Letters through Needham Market, which is also the nearest money order office
    Baldry, from Worlingsworth to Ipswich, tuesday & friday, returning Wednesday & Saturday
    Emeny, from Stradbroke to Ipswich, thursday, returning friday
    Brown, from Framsden to Ipswich, monday, Wednesday & Saturday, returning same days
    Flick, from Framsden to Ipswich, tuesday, thursday & Saturday, returning same days

    Cowell Rev. Maurice Byles, M.A.[vicar]
    Boyd Mr. John, Manor house
    Bloss Joshua, farmer
    Bullingham George, farmer
    Calver David, farmer
    Cox Charles, Lord Nelson
    Downing Edward, farmer
    Fox John, farmer
    Goodall Thomas, glover
    Ling Samuel, farmer & landowner
    Pollard Charles, farmer
    Seaman Jonathan, farmer
    Stanford Charles, farmer
    Stollery Lydia (Miss), shopkeeper
    Studd Christopher, farmer
    Thompson Henry, blacksmith
    Thompson James, farmer
    Vincent George, veterinary surgeon

    And Last updated on: Saturday, 11-Jan-2020 22:31:21 GMT