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Bletchley 1863 Dutton, Allen & Co directory

Bletchley pub history index

Directory of Pubs in the UK, historical public houses, Taverns, Inns, Beer Houses and Hotels in Buckinghamshire. The Buckinghamshire listing uses information from census, Trade Directories and History to add licensees, bar staff, Lodgers and Visitors.

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Year/Publican or other Resident/Relationship to Head and or Occupation/Age/Where Born/Source.

BLETCHLEY is a parish, in the hundred and union of Newport Pagnell, situate 47 miles from London, 1 1/2 W. of Fenny Stratford, on the main line of the London and North Western Railway, which sends off at this place a branch to Bedford, also One to Oxford, through Winslow, from which latter town another branch communicatcs with Buckingham and Banbury. The church is a handsome structure, dedicated to St. Mary. In the interior is a fine tomb, containing the remains of the Earl of Wilton; there is also an interesting brass to Dr. Sparke. The living is a rectory, annual value about 400, in the gift of John Fenning, Esq., of Stoneham Park, Hampshire; the Rev. William Bennitt, rector. There is a National School for boys and girls. The parish, including the hamlet of Water Eaton, contained in 1861 a population of 1658; acreage 3150. Sir Philip Duncombe Pauncefort Duncombe is lord of the manor.

Gentry
Bennit Rev W (rector)
Lowndes Richard William Selby, esq, JP

Traders
Betts Charles, Beer retailer
Clarke John, parish clerk
Clarke Thomas, farmer
Cook Joseph, farmer
Crane Thomas, Swan Inn
Grace George, blacksmith and beer retailer
Lane James, Shoulder of Mutton
Lane Thomas, carpenter
Meager Thomas, wheelwright
Missenden Abraham, farmer
Missenden Thomas, farmer
Morrey George, farmer
Murray George, shopkeeper
Neville William, tailor
Newman Henry, shopkeeper
Sanders Francis, Eight Bells
Sear Thomas, carpenter
Tompkins Thomas, farmer
Willatt William, farmer
Yates William, farmer

Post Office. - John Stanley, postmaster, Railway Station. Letters arrive at 4 a.m., first delivery; at 7 a.m., second delivery at 12-15 noon. Letters dispatched at 8-30 a.m. and 9 p.m.


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