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Post Office Directory 1855

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from Post Office Directory of Wiltshire, 1855

[Please note that the contents of this page have not yet been added to the surname index]

Milton Lilbourne is a parish in the Hindred of Kinwardstone, and Union of Pewsey; it comprises three tithings, viz., Milton, Fyfield and Clench, 2 miles east from Pewsey, 14 east from Devizes, and 7 south from Marlborough. The living is a vicarage, in the diocese of Salisbury, in the gift of the Rev. T.H. Gale, B.A: the Rev. [John] Henry Gale is the incumbent. The church, a very ancient structure, with square tower and six bells, is supposed to have been erected about the 10 century. The Kennett and Avon Canal passes through the northern portion of the parish. The area is 3,502 acres; and the population, in 1851, was 677.

Fyfield or Fifield Manor House, the residence of the Penruddocke family for several generations, is in the Elizabethan style, and well worthy the survey of the antiquarian.

Clinch, or Clench, is a tithing, 2 miles north; Totridge, three-quarters of a mile north; Little Salisbury, half a mile west; New Mill, one mile north.

GALE, Rev. John Henry, B.A., Vicarage
HARRIS, Mrs
KINGSTON Mr William, Clench
PENRUDDOCKE Mrs, Fifield Manor House
SOMERSETT John, esq., Manor House
SOMERSETT Mrs

Traders

BARNES George
, farmer
BURFITT Charles, farmer, Fifield
BURFITT John, farmer, Clench
CHURCH Francis, farmer
CUMNER Ebenezer, boot & shoe maker, & shopkeeper
DARK Henry, farmer
HAINES Daniel, farmer
HEAD Jesse, black smith
JARVIS John, miller & maltster
KINGSTON James, farmer, Broomsgrove
LANSLEY Ann (Mrs), New Inn
OSLAND William, farmer
REYNOLDS Guy, farmer
ROBBINS William, carpenter & wheelwright
SOMERSETT Edmund, farmer
SOMERSETT John, farm bailiff to J. SOMERSETT esq.
UNTHANK David, farmer
WARWICK Guy, farmer

POST OFFICE. Mrs
Elizabeth HEASELL, receiver. Letters from Pewsey arrive at past 7 a.m; despatched at 5pm. The nearest money order office is at Pewsey.

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