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Oulton 1865 Post Office Directory

OULTON is a large village and parish, in Mutford and Lothingland incorporation and hundred, county court district of Lowestoft, rural deanery of Lothingland, archdeaconry of Suffolk, and dioccse of Norwich, East Suffolk, about 2 miles west from Lowestoft, a mile from Mutford Bridge station, 8 miles from Yarmouth, and 9 from Beccles, bounded by the south-western part of Lake Lothing and the river Waveney. The church of St. Michael is a handsome structure of ancient date, with a square tower in the centre containing 5 bells: it has a nave and chancel, and a porch on the south side, and contains a good organ : it was restored in 1862. The register dates from 1059. The living is a rectory; the tithes have been commuted for 462 per annum, with residence and 50 acres of glebe land, in the patronage of Sir Samuel Morton Peto, Bart., M.P.., and held by the Rev. Charles Snell, M.A. Here is a Parochial school for boys and girls, supported by voluntary contributions. Dudley Oliver, Esq., is lord of the manor. The House of Industry of the Caldicot Mrs. High house Seago William Rix, esq Snell Rev. Charles, M.A. [rector] Mutford and Lothingland incorporation is in this parish. The population in 1861 was 747, and the area is 1,997 acres .
Parish Clerk, William Wright.
Letters received through Lowestoft, which is the nearest money order office
INSURANCE AGENT.—Liverpool & London & Globe, John Q. Stebbings
Mutford Lothinyland House of Industry for 24 Parishes, Robert Cooke Fowler, esq. chairman; Thomas Barber,esq. vice chairman. Surgeons: Mr. D. F. Tyerman, to Kessingland district; Dr. John Prentice, to Lowestoft district; Dr. Arnot, to Gorleston district. Mr. George Drewell, governor; Mrs. Mary G. Drewell, matron
Parochial School, Mrs. Hannah Bickers, mistress Mutford Bridge Railway Station, Richard Rowe, station master

COMMERCIAL.
Aldrich Daniel, miller, Mutford bridge
Bass John, farmer
Bickers George, shoe maker, Mutford bridge
Burton Henry, farmer
Castleton Mary (Mrs.), beer retailer
Cobb Robert, farmer
Crabb George, farmer, Hall farm
Farman John, gardener
Gamble Thos. shopkeeper. Mutford bridge
Goff Thomas, farmer
Goldspink Charles, farmer
Goldspink James, farmer
Howes Charles, shopkeeper
Knights John, cement manufacturer, Mutford bridge
Knights John, jun. bricklayer, Mutford bridge
Knights William (Mrs.), lime burner, Mutford bridge
Nurse John, Blue Boar
Page Alfred, farmer
Robertson Robert Wm. miller, Mutford bridge
Roe Thomas Walker C. gravel merchant & farmer, Mutford bridge
Stebbings John Quantrell, Wherry, Mutford bridge
Woods John Jex, general merchant, Mutford bridge
Woods Thomas Roc, brick maker it farmer




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