Kelly's Directory 1879

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Kelly's Post Office Directory of Cambridgeshire 1879

There is a copy of this directory available for reference in the University of Leicester.

CARLETON (or Carleton-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 chancel and nave: the tower contains 2 bells. The register dates from the year 1600. The living is a rectory, yearly value about £400, in the gift of the Rev. John McMahon Wilder B.D. rector of Brandeston, Norfolk, and held by the Rev. John Trafalgar Wilder, M.A., of Caius College, Cambridge. 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 ; subsoil, chalk and gravel. The crops are wheat, barley, oats and beans. The area is 2,282A. 0R. 23P.; rateable value £2987; the population in 1871 was 447.

Parish Clerk, Francis Frost.

Post Office - William Pearson, receiver. Letters arrive from Newmarket at 5.30 a.m. ; dispatched at 7 p.m. The nearest money order office is at West Wratting.

There is a National School, with an endowment of about £8 3s yearly, & supported by voluntary subscription; Miss Emilie Coxford, mistress

Carrier.- George Woods, to Newmarket, tuesday & Cambridge, saturday

Long, Mrs Carleton Hill
Wilder, Rev. Jhn. Trafalgar, M.A. rector
Beales Francis Henry Francis shopkpr
Drake George pig dealer
Ely Ezekial beer retailer
Long Lawsell farmer, Church farm
Long George farmer, Carleton grange
Nice Wm Bulbrook farmer, Carletn.hall
Oake John farmer
Olley Frederick farmerLopham's hall
Purkis & Woollage shopkeepers
Thoroughgood Elijah farmer
Willis Henry beer retailer
Woods George farmer & carrier
Woods William Axe & Saw