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Parham 1865 Post Office Directory

PARHAM is a small but pleasant village and parish, in the hundred and union of Plomesgate, county court district of Framlingham and Saxmundham, rural deanery of Loes, archdeaconry of Suffolk, and diocese of Ely, East Suffolk, 2 miles south-east from Framlingham, and 8 from Wood bridge. The church is named St. Mary. The register commences from 1538. The living is a vicarage, consolidated with the adjoining parish of Hacheston, annual value 282, in the gift of Frederick Corrance, Esq., and held by the Rev. Charles Thomas Corrance, M. A., of Trinity College. Oxford. Then; is a Parochial school for the education of the parish children, supported principally by FrederickCorrance, Esq, D.L., of Parham Hall. The Hall, formerly the seat of the first Earl of Ufford, but now a farmhouse, contains many relics of antiquity. The Great Eastern Railway passes through this parish and has a station here. The population in 1861 was 470, and the area is 2, 212 acres.
Parish clerk, Samuel Folkard
Post Office – James Frost, receiver. Letters arrive from Wickham Market at 5.25 a.m; dispatched at 8.15pm.
Framlingham is the nearest money ordwer office
Parochial School, Miss Sarah Gray, mistress
Great Eastern Railway Station, William Boldry, station master
Clarke Henry, esq
Corrance Rev. Charles Thomas, M.A. Vicarage
Corrence Fredk esq, D.L. Parham Hall

Commercial
Allen Joshua, farmer
Burrows Charles, farmer
Capon Samuel, shoe maker
Chandler Edgar, farmer
Chandler John, farmer, Park Farm
Cuthbert Charles, shopkeeper
Frost James, carpenter & post office
Girling William, shoe maker
Gray Edward, farmer, The Hall farm
Gray George, farmer
Gray Robert, Willoughby Arms, & blacksmith
Gray James, wheelwright
Leggett William, bricklayer
Precious John, farmer
Revett Charles, farmer
Stannard Samuel, farmer
Titshall Richard, miller
Turner Clement, farmer
Turner William (Mrs), farmer


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