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Groton, Babergh Hundred

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Groton 1865 Post Office Directory

GROTON is a parish, in Cosford union, Babergh hundred, Hadleigh county court district, rural deanery and archdeaconry of Sudbury, and diocese of Ely, West Suffolk, 7 miles east from Sudbury station, 6 west from Hadleigh, and 74 from London. The church of St. Bartholomew, an ancient building, has nave, chancel, north and south aisles, and tower with 5 bells. Earliest date of register, 1560. The living is a rectory, tithe rent-charge 457, with 37 acres of glebe, in the gift of J. W. Willett, Esq., and held by the Rev. John Savile Hallifax, M.A., of Trinity College. Oxford, of Edwardstone; the Rev. Richard Henry Bicknell, M.A., is curate. There is an almhouse, with gardens attached, for four persons, purchased in 1762, and kept in repair by the parish. The population in 1861 was 554, and the area is 1,571 acres.
Parish Clerk, John Tricker
Letters through Colchester, Boxford is the nearest money order office.

INSURANCE AGENTS :—
London & Liverpool & Globe Fire, Joseph William Winter
Reliance o& East of England Life, Joseph William Winter

Bicknell Rev Richard Hy, M.A. [curate]
Dawson Thomas Pilkington, esq, J.P. Groton House
Moye Mr John, sen


COMMERCIAL.
Baldwin Alice (Miss), shopkeeper
Bear John Hall, farmer
Cook Arthur, wheelwright
Cook Charles, beer retailer
Dansie Jas. shoe maker k leather cutter
Hearn John, whitesmith
Holden George, Fox & Hounds
Kilbourn Obadiah, blacksmith
King John, farmer
Major Benjamin, blacksmith
Marsh Joseph, basket maker & baker
Moye John, White Hart commercial inn & posting house
Parker William, fishmonger & fruiterer
Peggs John, corn dealer
Rudlin Charles, shoe maker
Simpson George, farmer
Sterry Robert, bricklayer
Stowe William, farmer
Strutt Walter, farmer k landowner
Swan Robert Francis, wheelwright
Tricker Henry, bricklayer
Tricker James, saddler
Tricker John, bricklayer
Tricker Zachariah. bricklayer
Underwood Daniel, farmer & maltster, Castling's hall
Vince Abraham & Richard Kemball, farmers
Waters Joseph, poultry dealer
Waters William, farmer
Winter Joseph William, chemist & druggist k stationer



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