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Whites 1855 Directory

HARKSTEAD, a village and parish, 7 miles S. by E. of Ipswich, has 341 souls, and 1726A. 3R. 32P. of land, stretching northward to the estuary of the Stour, and belonging to John Berners, Henry Hill, and E. B. Venn, Esqs. Mr. Berners is lord of the manor, which was held by Odo de Campania, at the Domesday surrey. The Church (St. Mary) has a tower and five bells. The rectory, valued in K.B. at 411. 3s. 9d., and now at �518 is in the patronage and incumbency of the Rev. Ralph Berners, M.A., of Erwarton, who has 55A. 1B. 26P. of glebe, and a yearly rent charge of .�479, awarded in lieu of tithes, in 1839. Here was formerly, a chapel, dedicated to St. Clement, and its site is still known, at the corner of a field called Chapel down, though it has long been cultivated.

Alderton Win. cattle dealer
Battell Wm. carpenter Ac vict. Rose
Burgess Jph. & Driver Wm. shoemakers
Goose Rt. & Wells Wm. shoemakers
Gosling Rev Fras. Chas. B.A. curate
Granger Benj. shopr. & wheelwright
Jordan James, wheelwright
Last Leonard, parish clerk
Linley Thomas, shopkeeper
Mayhew Abraham, blacksmith
Mayhew Absolam, saddler, &c
Pooley Wm. joiner and builder
Rivers Charlotte, shopkeeper
Roper Robert, gentleman
Scott George, manager of Mr Berners Brickyard

Abbott Abraham, Vale Farm
Allen Samuel, Harkstead Hall
Hart James
Kemball Robert
Rudland Edward Win.
Wood S.
Rudland Thomas Marsden
Wrinch Robert Henry, Nether Hall
CARRIERS, James Alderton and Wm.
Holden, to Ipswich, daily


Harkstead 1865 Post Office Directory

HARKSTEAD is a parish and village, in Samford hundred and union, Ipswich county court district, East Suffolk), 7 miles east from Manningtree station, and 7 south from Ipswich, extending to the estuary of the Stour. The church of St. Mary is a neat structure, with a square tower and 5 bells. The register extends hack to the early part of the seventeenth century. The living is a rectory, tithes commuted at �470, with 55 acres of glebe land, in the gift of Mr. Ralph Berners, and held by the Rev. Herbert Bree, M.A., of Caius College, Cambridge. Here was formerly a chapel, dedicated to St. Clement. The population in 1861 was 380, and the area is 2,266 acres. John Berners, Esq., Bree Rev. Herbert, M.A. (rector) of Woolverstone Hall, is lord of the manor, which was held by Odo de Campania at the Domesday Survey, and is also chief landowner.
Parish Clerk, Peter Abbott.
POST OFFICE.—Peter Abbott, sub-postmaster. Letters
arrive from Ipswich at 8.30 a.m.; dispatched at 5.20 p.m.;
Sunday at 10.30. Ipswich is also the nearest money order office & post office savings bank
CARRIERS TO IPSWICH—Thomas Allen, monday, tuesday, thursday, friday & Saturday; William Holden, daily
Abbott Abraham, farmer
Allen Benjamin, farmer, The New house
Allen Samuel, farmer, The Hull
Allen Thomas, carrier
Granger Benjamin, shopkeeper
Green (Mrs.), farmer
Hart Jacob, farmer
Holden William, carrier & shopkeeper
Howlett Benjamin, Rose
Hunt Samuel, blacksmith & carpenter
Jordan Joseph, wheelwright
Kemball Robert, farmer, Knights farm
Mayhcw Absalom .saddle & harness maker
Mayhew David, blacksmith
Pooley William, bricklayer
Rudland Edward William, farmer
Rudland Thomas Mars ton, farmer, Beaumont hall
Rush Mary(Mrs.), farmer. Parsonage farm
Scott George, brick & tile maker
Wells William, shoe maker
Wrinch Robert, farmer

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