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Barrow in Kellys 1879 Directory.
Barrow is a parish in the Western division of the County, Thingoe Hundred and Union. The village is half a mile in length; at the south end it opens into a large green. It is 81 miles from London, via Bury, 6 west from Bury St Edmunds and 2 south from Higham station, on the Bury and Newmarket railway, which passes through the entire width of the parish.
The church of All Saints is an old building, with tower containing five bells, erected apparently at the time of Henry VIII, with some parts older. The register dates from 1542.
There is a small Congregational chapel, built in 1836; and a Primitive Methodist chapel.
Near Barrow Hall is a moat, enclosing the site of the ancient manor house, now a farm.
Parish Clerk, Robert Simpkin; Deputy, James Boggis.
Post Office & Bank, Mrs maria Watson
Police Station, William Smith, constable
National School, Samuel Grice, master; Mrs Grice, mistress
Infant School, Mrs Davies, mistress
Carrier to Bury - John Rosbrook

Dougall Keir Johnston
Fenton Mrs Feltons
Keeling Rev William BD, Rectory

Banks Robert, baker
Barkham Edward, boot maker
Barrow Tabitha (Mrs), blacksmith
Bell Sampson, farmer
Blatchley Edward Robert, builder
Calver Edward Alfred, registrar of births & deaths for Fornham district
Challis George, plumber
Cheswright John, rat catcher
Clarke John, shopkeeper
Coss Frederick, tailor
Copsey david, farmer
Doley Richard, miller
Dougall Keir Johnston, surgeon
Ellwood Richard, builder, wheelwright, undertaker & general smith
Fenton Alfred, farmer
Frost Henry, butcher
Frost Robert, boot maker
Frost William, blacksmith
Gayford George, farmer & landowner, The Lodge
Gayford George jun, farmer
Goddard Mary (Mrs), beer retailer
Halls Edward, corn merchant
Johnson Oliver Denn, farmer, Barrow Hall
Lydle John, boot maker
Palmer Samuel, beer retailer
Petley Edward MRCVS, veterinary surgeon
Rannow james Wm, general merchant
Rosbrook Hy & John, farmers, Howe wood
Rosbrook James, Three Horseshoes, & harness maker
Rosbrook John, carrier
Simkin Frederick MRCVS, veterinary surgeon
Simkin Robert, farmer
Smith William Henry & Sons, wholesale clothing manufacturers
Sturgeon James, plumber
Trout Henry, chimney sweeper
Wallis Bartholomew, shopkeeper
Watson Maria (Mrs), grocer
Wright Charles, Lion

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