BLOFIELD is a village 7 miles E. of Norwich, and 12 miles W. of Yarmouth. The parish comprises an area of 2277 acres, and the population in 1841 was 1112. Post Office, at the Globe Inn. Letters delivered at 7,30 a.m. and despatched to Norwich, and all parts, at 5 p.m.
Bailey John shoemaker Bell Robert shoemaker Benns Thos. shopkeeper & joiner Bowen James shopkeeper & baker Broom John beer retailer & joiner Brundell William watchmaker Bulley Robert shoemaker Bunn Samuel shopkeeper Caston William butcher Cheyne John chimney-sweeper Clarke Charles shoemaker Clarke William bricklayer Codling William Henry union and magistrates' clerk, superintendent registrar and schoolmaster Coleman Timothy vet. surgeon Cooke William commission agent Dingle James blacksmith Dixon Herbert steward Dixon Mr. Samuel Dunt Adam tailor Eade Peter surgeon and registrar Emms Hy. Wm. painter, glazier, &c. Evans John cooper Farman William shoemaker Fisher William painter, glazier, &c and shopkeeper Fox George painter, glazier, &c. Fox Richard shoemaker Gapp Richard R. school Garrard Misses Gedge William bricklayer Gibbs Alfred G. miller Goulder Robert, sen. maltster Gowen Benj. beer retalr. & shoemaker Green Mr. John Hagatta Leonard 'Swan' Harper Tobell shoemaker Hazel Charles gardener Hazel Samuel gardener Head George gardener Hilling John butcher Lambert Thomas tinman, &c. Lynes Joseph machine maker and wheeler Mace Mr. Robert Massey Mr. Thomas Miles Lieut. Edmund, R.N. Mingay John W. cabinet maker Mitchell Mary Ann shopkeeper Norton Sarah straw bonnet maker Onslow Captain John J. Overed John farmer Patterson Henry gardener Postle Elizabeth milliner, &c. Postle Jehosaphat relieving officer Pyle Henry tailor Read Richard cattle dealer Read Richard, jun. butcher Redgiment Robert butcher Ringer Mr. John Rix Mrs. Bridget Rogers Sarah miller Rushmore Anthony bricklayer Rushmore Rt. shopkeeper & joiner Sawyer Richard blacksmith Scurll William blacksmith Sillett Mary dressmaker Sizer Henry blacksmith Stockings William builder Tidman Charles 'King's Head' Tabor Edward shopkeeper Tuck John Henry, Esq. Tuck Miss Louisa Turnbull Rev. Thomas S., M.A. Ward Charles postmaster Ward Joseph 'Globe Inn' (commercial and posting) Withers John bricklayer Woodrow John blacksmith Farmers. Allen John Goulder Robert Bane Joseph Goulder Robert, jun. Browne William Long Robert Browne William, jun. Lynes Joseph Brooks William Osborne William Cooke Harold Postle Jehosaphat D. Crowe Robert Riches Thomas Edrich William S.
CARRIERS. The Acle, Martham and Norwich carriers pass through twice a week; and the Norwich and Yarmouth Post Cart, daily.
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