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Otley 1865 Post Office Directory

OTLEY is a parish and large village, in Carlford hundred,
Woodbridge union and county court district, rural deanery
of Carlford, archdeaconry of Suffolk, and Norwich diocese,
East Suffolk, 8 miles north from Ipswich, 7 north-west from
Woodbridge, and 13 from Stowmarket. The church of St.
Mary is a beautiful Gothic building, with nave, chancel, south
porch, and square-built tower containing 5 bells, and organ:
the interior is neatly decorated, and the east window, partly
of stained glass, was the gift of Paul Storr, Esq. The living
is a rectory, annual value 700, with residence, in the gilt
of the Earl of Abergavenny, and held by the Rev. Charles
Benjamin Tayler, M.A., of Trinity College, Cambridge, The
Rev. Francis Storr erected a commodious school-room for
the children of the parish, and a cottage attached to it for
the master and mistress. There is a Baptist chapel in this parish. The Earl of Abergavenny and Gurdon Rebow, Esq., who are lords of the manors, and the Rev. George Thomas Turner are the principal landowners. There is a bequest of
1 a year to be given in bread to the poor. To the south is
an old entrenchment. The population in 1861 was 615, and
the area is 2,157 acres.
Parish Clerk, James Bigsby,
POST OFFICE.—James Pipe, receiver. Letters arrive from
Ipswich at 0.30 a.m. & dispatched at 5 p.m. The nearest
money order office is at Ipswich
School (boys & girls), Miss Jemima Jane Ottaway, mistress
CARRIER TO IPSWICH—Robert Osborn, every tuesday,
Wednesday & Saturday

Bloomfield Horatio, esq
Ling Mrs
Meadows George Frederick, esq
Tayler Rev. Charles Benj. M. A. [rector]
Woodgate Rev. P. B. [Baptist ]

Barker Alfred, wheelwright
Barker James, White Hart
Barker Samuel, shopkeeper
Birch Jeremiah, farmer
Birch John, White Horse
Birch William, farmer
Butcher John, bricklayer
Catt Alfred, farmer
Chinery Jonathan, shoe maker
Cutting John, farmer
Emmerson Edward, farmer, High house
Farrow Charles, miller
Forsdike Jeffrey, carpenter & farmer
King John, fanner
Last William Bedwell, farmer
Ling William, farmer
Meadows George Frederick, surgeon
Meadows Thomas, surveyor of highways
Miller John, blacksmith
Miller John, corn miller & farmer
Osborn Robert, carrier
Oxborrow Samuel, shoe maker
Peck Hannah (Mrs.), farmer
Peck Joseph, farmer
Pipe .Jas. grocer & draper, & post office
Pipe Keeble, farmer
Ralph William, farmer
Stephens Elijah, blacksmith
Todd Sarah (Mrs.), farmer
Wilson William, saddler

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