Extract from Kelly's 1896 Directory of Cambridgeshire

Christchurch Residents in 1896

From Kelly's 1896 Directory of Cambridgeshire: POST-OFFICE, Christchurch-Samuel Dye, sub-postmaster. Letters arrive from Wisbech at 5.45 a.m.; delivery begins 7; dispatched at 6.50 p.m. The nearest telegraph office is at Welney. BOARD SCHOOL, Christchurch (mixed), erected 1865, for 150 children. Average attendance,113. James Honey, master. CARRIERS - Bensley, from Tip's End via Christchurch & Upwell, to Wisbech. tues & sat; Whitehead, to Wisbech, daily. Christchurch (Letters should be addressed to Christchurch, Wisbech.) Townley, Rev. Chas. Fras., M.A., Rectory COMMERCIAL: Beeston, Peter, farmer Berry, Samuel, farmer** Cove, John, farmer Cawthorn, George, farmer** Cawthorn, John, grocer & draper** Cross, Isaac, tailor & sexton Dye, Saml., grocer, draper & postoffice Fillingham. Clem., farmer Handbury, Sarah (Mrs), farmer Hart, Byson, shoemaker Hutchinson, Henry, carpenter Ilett, William, farmer Johnson, Joseph, farmer Julien, Matthew, Wheatsheaf P.H. & blacksmith Keeble, Bros. hay & straw merchants Lowden, James, miller (wind) Mitchell, William, Dun Cow P.H. Moreton, George, farmer Oatey, William, farmer Pate, Russell, farmer Roe, Robert, farmer Russell, George, farmer** Scott, Jesse, farmer** Searle, Alfred, farmer Sears, Richard Henry, farmer Sutton, Matthew, farmer Tointon, James Samuel, farmer Turner, Atkin, farmer Vawser, David, farmer Webb, Joseph, miller, (wind) West, Hugh W., farmer Winter, John, farmer Worts, Geo., beer retailer & blacksmith Exmoor (Letters should be addressed to Exmoor, Christchurch, Wisbech.) Balding, John Smithee, blacksmith Elmer, Robert, farmer Elven, Charles, farmer Holland, James, carpenter Johnson, James, farmer Long, Joseph, beer retailer Melbourn, William, farmer Russell, George, farmer** Russell, John, farmer** Russell, Thomas, farmer** Smithee, John, farmer Tibbs, Martindale, farmer
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