Bletchley pub history index
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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.
Bennit Rev W (rector)
Lowndes Richard William Selby, esq, JP
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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