Worlington, Suffolk - Kelly's 1883

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Suffolk - Worlington

Kelly's Directory for Cambridgeshire, Norfolk & Suffolk, 1883, p. 1071.

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WORLINGTON is a pleasant village and parish 1 mile west from Mildenhall, 6 south-south-west from Newmarket and 4½ miles northeast from Kennet station on the Cambridge, Newmarket and Bury branch of- the Great Eastern railway, in the Western division of the county, hundred of Lackford, Mildenhall union and county court district, Fordham rural deanery, Sudbury archdeaconry and diocese of Ely, situated on the south bank of the river Lark. The church of All Saints, is an ancient stone and flint building, in the Early English style: it has chancel, nave, south aisle, porch, with a tower containing 5 bells, and several modern monuments: the chancel was restored in 1879 by the present rector at a cost of about £200. The register chest contains registers and documents dating from 1719. The living is a rectory, yearly value £320, derived from 308 acres of glebe, with residence, in the gift of trustees and held since 1878 by the Rev. John Daniel Toolls, of Trinity College, Dublin. The principal landowners are Lieut.Col. Honywood, the Marquess of Bristol, Sir John Rae Reid bart. and the rector of Worlington. The manorial rights belong to the Marquess of Bristol and Lieut.Col Honywood. The soil is baious; subsoil, chalk. The chief crops are wheat, barley, and turnips. The area is 1,900 acres; rateable value £1904; the population in 1881 was 293.


POST OFFICE—John Leverington, receiver. Letters arrive by mail-cart from Soham at 5.15 a.m.; delivered at 7; dispatched at 8.30 p.m. Mildenhall is the nearest money order & telegtraph office.

There us a National school, erected in 1840 for 60 children, average attendance 55; and a Sunday school held in the school-room; Miss Annie Aust, mistress

CARRIER TO BURY.—Louis Chapman, wed & sat

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