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Bacton in Kellys 1879 Directory.
Bacton is a parish and considerabl and well built village in the Western division of the county, Hartismere Hundred; 87 miles from London and 6 north of Stowmarket. Finningham railway station is in this parish 1 mile from the village.
The church of St Mary is a noble edifice of stone. The register dates from 1558.
Bacton Green and Earls Green lie to the south.
Sexton, John Brooke
Post Office & Bank - Mrs sarah Ann Woods
A Board school, with masters house, was erected in 1876 and will hold 110 children; Benjamin Lloyd Kitson, master.
Finningham Railway Station, Henry B Legood, station master

Cutting Miss
Frewer Mrs, Ivy cottage
Hemsworth Rev Augustus Barker MA, Rectory

Public Houses in Bacton & Bacton in 1865

Commercial
Beard Robert, farmer
Blake William, thatcher
Brook John, shopkeeper & carpenter
Bullingham Robert, farmer
Bullock William, beer retailer
Burrows Thomas, boot maker
Catchpole George, poulterer & carrier
Ellis William, farmer
Fayers Daniel, farmer
Finbow Ambrose, farmer
Finbow Geo, wheelwright & blackamith
Finbow John, farmer
Ford George, farmer, assistant overseer & clerk to school board
Ford Josiah, farmer
Garrard William, butcher
Hammond William, farmer
Hearn Brothers, merchants, Finningham railway station
Hearn Robert, farmer
Kitson Benjamin, farmer
Lee james, farmer, Red House
Lee William, farmer
Mean Henry, farmer
Mean William, beer retailer
Rose Barbara (Mrs), shopkeeper
Rose William Clarke, farmer
Southgate George, boot maker
Thurman Ebenezer, Grapes Inn
Wase Louisa (Mrs), ladies school, Odessa house
Woods Charles, bull Inn, & farmer
Woods Herbert, farmer
Woods Freeman (exors of), grocers & drapers


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