Many accurate 1921 census transcriptions have already been added to the pub history site, including London, and parts of Middlesex.

Suffolk Villages & Towns - History, Genealogy & Trade Directories

Suffolk Home Page

Bildeston Public Houses & Bildeston in 1865

Bildeston in the 1879 Kellys Directory

Bildeston is a small town and parish, 5 miles north by west from Hadleigh station, 75 from London and 10 north east from Sudbury, in the Western division, hundred and union of Cosford. the church of st Mary, about a quarter of a mile from the town, is a large and handsome structure. The register dates from 1558.
The population in 1871 was 808.

Post, Money Order & Telegraph Office & Savings Bank - john Crickmore, Receiver.
Norwich Union Fire & Life, W Squirrell jun.
There is a National school, able to accommodate 130 children; William Henry Mould, master; Miss Elizabeth Eldred, mistress; Miss Emily Gardner, infants mistress.
Also a small school attached to the Baptist Chapel
Carriers to Bury - James Cresswell; Hadleigh - James Cresswell; Ipswich - G C Roper & Jas Cresswell

Beck Rev james M.A. Rectory
Cleghorn Thomas
Growse John Lawrence
Growse Miss
Leith Rev William Forbes M.A. [vicar of Wattisham]
Moss Frederick
Squirrell William
Walter Herbert Simcoe, Rectory
White Mrs


Bantock Benjamin, Crown
Bull Richard, bookseller & news agent & leather cutter
Clamp Ephraim, grocer, draper & agent for W A Gilbey, wine & spirit merchants, Market place
Clark My Ann (Mrs), day school & toy dealer
Cooper Mary Ann (Miss), ladies' school
Cooper Susanna (Mrs), dress maker
Cooper William, harness maker
Cousens Upcher (Mrs), boarding and day school
Crickmore John, grocer, draper & post office
Death Jabez, carpenter
Emerson William, bucther
Farrow Thomas, boot and shoe maker
Gage Charles, farmer
Gibbs Joseph, grocer & drpaer
Green William, tailor
Grimsey Robert Davison, saddler & harness maker
Growse John Lawrence, surgeon
Hacker Sarah (Miss), fancy repository
Hall John, wheelwright
Hearn Robert, saddler & harness maker
Hill Alfred, blacksmith & ironmonger
Hill Robert, boot & shoe maker
Hitchcock John, farmer
Kettle Horace Geo, mail contractor & farmer
King Henry, farmer, The Lodge
Kistruck Joseph Clarke, engineer & machinist
Melton Thos Wm, Lion Inn & corn merchant
Morley Walter, farmer, High Street house
Moss Walter, carpenter & builder
O'Sullivan Eugene, inland revenue officer
Proctor Shadrach, farmer
Ralph Chas, Kings Head, & excise officer
Southgate Abraham, carpenter
Squirrell William jun, farmer, maltster, hop, seed & corn merchant
Studd John, cooper & baker
Talbot Harry, pork butcher
Taylor John, plumber & painter
Tydeman Janes, watch maker
Vince John, tailor & news agent
Webb Thomas, bricklayer
Whittell George, shoe maker
Whittell William, painter & glazier
Woollard Edwad, blacksmith
And Last updated on: Sunday, 18-Dec-2022 12:38:51 GMT