Kelly's Directory 1869

From Carlton Wiki
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Kelly's Post Office Directory of Cambridgeshire 1869

There is a copy of this directory available online from the [University of Leicester].

CARLTON (or Carlton-cum-Willingham, is a village and parish on the borders of Suffolk, distant 8 miles south from Newmarket, 8 north-east from Linton, 5 south-east from the Six Mile Bottom station, and 5 south-south-east from the Dullingham station, both on the Cambridge and Newmarket railway, in the Hundred of Radfield, union of Linton, Newmarket county court district, rural deanery of Camps, archdeaconry of Sudbury, and diocese of Ely. The church of St. Peter is a small ancient building, consisting of of nave and chancel: the tower contains 2 bells. The living is a rectory, annual value about £400, in the gift of the trustees of the late Mr W.S.P. Wilder, and held by the Rev. Thomas Wilder Sewell, M.A. of Trinity College, Cambridge. There is an infants' school, with an endowment, amounting to about £3 yearly, supported principally by subscription. The Primitive Methodists have a small chapel here. There is a small charity, called "Brigg's Charity," of 10s, yearly value. Lord Dacre is lord of the manor and the principle landowner. The soil is various. The crops are wheat, barley, oats, and beans. The population in 1861 was 402; the area if the parish is 2,282 acres; rateable value £2,959 4s. 6d.

Parish Clerk, Francis Frost.

Post Office - William Pearson, receiver. Letters arrive from Newmarket at 5.20 a.m. ; dispatched at 7.20 p.m. The nearest money order office is at Haverhill.

School (infants') Miss Ellen Wallman, mistress.

Crosby John, esq.
Sewell Rev. Thos.Wilder, M.A. rector
Crosby John surgeon
Howard John shopkeeper and beer retailer & blacksmith
Long Hanslip farmer, Church farm
Nash Thomas farmer, Carlton Grange
Nice William Bulbrook farmer, Carlton Hall
Oake Mrs. farmer
Olley Frederick farmer, Lopham's Hall
Westley James farmer
Willis Henry beer retailer
Woods George farmer
Woods William Axe & Saw