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COSTESSEY is a village 4 miles N.W. by N. of Norwich. The parish comprises an area of 2648 acres, and the population in 1841, was 1074. Post-Office, at John Spaul's. Letters delivered at 9,30 a.m. and despatched to Norwich and all parts, at 4,30 p.m.
Stafford Lord George Costessey Hall [see note below] Jerningham the Hon. Henry Valentine Stafford Costessey Hall [see note below] Banham James well sinker, &c. Banham William butcher Barnham Mr. John Bealey Thomas grocery dealer and wheelwright Beloe Charles tailor Blowers John land agent to Lord Stafford Bolton James master of British school Cannell Jacob butcher Clarke John 'White Hart' Cole John wheelwright Cook John tailor Culley John, Esq. Culley Hy. Utting miller, &c. Cushion William shoemaker Dye Philip postman Easter William clerk Elwes Rev. James chaplain to Lord Stafford Evans Rev. James W. M.A. (incumbent) Farman Benjamin basket maker Fox Robert clerk at Taverham mills Galley John beer retailer Grant Joseph glass stainer Gunton George brickmaker Hastings Edward and William joiners and wheelwrights Hastings William wheelwright Hudson James 'Falcon Inn' Husenbeth Mr. Frederick Charles catholic minister Ivory Mr. John baptist minister Kidd John L.J. builder Kidd Thomas bricklayer Laws Mark shoemaker Laws Robert tailor Linall James carver at the Hall Middleton Charles Esq. Miller John brewer & beer retailer Money Elden lime burner Moss John master of Church school Norman John, jun. lime burner and bricklayer Rogers William joiner Sadler John shoemaker Savage John saddler Sidney Robert C. grocery dealer Sissons Thomas 'The Swan' Smith Charles catholic school Spaul John blacksmith and grocery dealer Spaul John tailor (and Post-Office) Spaul Richard gardener Stevens Jeremiah fireman Taylor John watchmaker, and the 'Bush' Watcham Charles pork butcher Whisker John grocery dealer White Richard woodman Whiting John gardener to Lord Stafford Farmers. Banham William Barker Robert Culley John Harman John Howard Peter Lovett Ann Martin Edmund Neville William (and rat-catcher) Salter William P. Sidney John Taylor William Watcham Robert
CARRIER to Norwich, Whiting, Mon. Wed. and Sat. at 10 morn.
See also the Costessey parish page.
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