Kelly's Directory 1922

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Kelly's Directory of Cambridgeshire 1922

There is a copy of this directory available for reference in the Cambridgeshire Collection.

Carlton-Cum-Willingham is a village and parish, on the borders of Suffolk, 5 miles south-east from Six Mile Bottom station and 4.5 south-south-east from Dullingham station, both on the Cambridge and Newmarket branch of the Great Eastern railway, 7 south from Newmarket and 8 north-east from Linton, in the hundred of Radfield, union and petty sessional division of Linton, Newmarket county court district, rural deanery of Cheveley, archdeaconary of Ely and diocese of Ely. The church of St.Peter is a small but ancient building of rubble in the Early English style, consisting of a chancel and nave and a western turret containing two bells: there are 100 sittings. The register dates from 1600. The living is a rectory, net yearly value £220, including 58 acres of glebe and residence, in the gift of the trustees of the late Rev. M.C.Wilder B.D. rector of Bandeston, Norfolk, and held since 1881 by the Rev.Alfred Edward Gover M.A. of Corpus Christi College, Cambridge. The Salvation Army have a Mission room here. There is a small benefaction called "Brigg's Charity," of 10s. yearly value, and Wright's charity of £2 15s. yearly, which is applied to educational purposes. There are two manors. A war memorial has been erected in memory of the men of the parish who fell in the Great War, 1914-1918. C.F.Ryder esq. is lord of the manor of Lopham hall. C.F.Ryder esq. the executors of Sir Ernest Cassel P.C., G.C.B. and John Alfred Brand esq. are the principle land owners. The soil is various; sub-soil, clay, chalk and gravel. The crops are wheat, barley, oats and beans. The area is 2,415 acres ; rateable value, £1,926 ; the population in 1911 was 279. By an Order which came into operation March 25th, 1886, a detached part of Brinkley, in Newmarket union, was amalgamated with this parish.

Willingham Green is a place in the parish.

Sexton, James Westley.

Post Office - Mrs Sarah Avery, sub-postmistress. Letters through Newmarket. Weston Wratting is the nearest money order office & Brinkley, 1.5 miles distant, the nearest telegraph office.

Public Elementary School (mixed), erected in 1877, for 50 children ; Mrs Dorothy Savory, mistress.

Carriers. - James Westley, to Newmarket, tues. & Haverhill, fri.; James Avery, to Haverhill, fri.

Name House Occupation
Rev. Alfred Edward Gover M.A. Rectory Rector
Charles Harrison Hill House Commercial
James Avery Carrier & Farmer
Sarah Avery (Mrs) Post Office Shopkeeper
Walter Boggis Carlton Grange (postal address, Brinkley, Newmarket) farm manager & sub-agent to exors. of Sir Ernest Cassel P.C.,G.C.B.
Richard Carter (Mrs) beer retailer
George William Dawson farm bailiff to C.F.Ryder esq. Lopham hall
John Driver Cocksedge Farm farmer
Charles Long Church Farm farmer
Edward Palmer Axe & Saw P.H.
Sydney Read Carlton hall farmer
Hy. Rollinson Willingham Green farmer
Frank Taylor Carlton Green beer retailer
James Westley carrier