Newport Shropshire (Salop) 1863
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Post Office & Post Office Savings Bank
Mr. John Norris, Post master.
Delivery commences at 7 a.m ; ditto Day Mail, 1.40 p.m.. Box closes, Day Mail, 12 noon ; ditto, Night Mail, 9.45 p.m. Pillar Letter Box closes, Day Mail 12 noon ; ditto, Night Mail, 9 p.m.
There are two deliveries daily, at 7 a.m. & 1.30 p.m. except on Sundays, when there is only one at 9 a.m. Money Orders are granted & paid from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily, Sundays excepted.
Insurance Agents
Accidental Death, William Walker jun., High St. Liverpool & London Fire, Thomas Gosnell, High St.
William Fieldhouse, High St.
Royal Farmer's & General Life & Hail, George Doody
Atlas, William Mackay 26, Frederick St. Mutual Life, John Marsh Scottish Union Fire & Life, William Walker jun., High St.
Birmingham Fire, R.G. Lowe, High St. Norwich Union Life & Fire, Thos. George Icke, High St. Sun Fire & Life, Holland & Sons, High St.
Eagle, Alexander Fowler High St. Phoenix, Richd. Pooler, High St. ; Alex Fowler, High St. Westminster Fire & Westminster General Life,
Mrs. Ann Bird & Co., Market Place
Joseph Doody, High St.
William Wiggin, High St.
Globe, Benjamin Rees Plate Glass, William Walker jun., High St. .
Lancashire, Owen Davies, High St. Railway Passengers', Richard Poole, High St. .
Public Establishments
County Court,
Uvedale Corbett, esq., Judge ; William Liddle, esq., Registrar ; Mr. George Hill Townshend, High Bailiff ; Wm. Rhoden, Assistant Bailiff
Mechanics Institute & Literary Society, High St.
Henry Heane, esq., Chairman ; Mr. John Masefield, Treasurer & Honorary Secretary ; Mr. William Fieldhouse, Librarian ; Mr. John Lees, Collector
Stamp Office, at the Post-Office,
John Norris, Distributor
Fire Engine Station, Bank Newport Union Board Room & Offices & Registrars' Offices, High St.,
Henry Heane, esq., Clerk to guardians and Superintendent Registrar ; Benjamin Rees, Relieving Officer & Registrar of Births, Marriages & Deaths
Workhouse,
Rev. William Sandford, M.A., Chaplain ; Mr. & Mrs. Lewis James, Master & Matron
Gas Works, Marsh Lane,
Henry Heane, Secretary ; John Stokes, Manager & Collector
Shropshire Volunteer Rifles,
T.F. Boughey, esq., Captain;
E. Hodges, esq., Lieutenant
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Lock-Up, Stafford Rd.,
William Beeston, Keeper
Town Hall, High St. .
Public Officers
Clerk to Commissioners of Taxes & to the Newport Marsh & Town Trusttes, Henry Heane, esq. Inspector of Corn Returns, Thomas Elson Town Crier, William Adderley
Clerk to Magistrates, William Liddle, esq. Supervisor of Inland Revenue, Thomas Reid .
Places of Worship
Parish Church, High St., Rev. William Sandford, Incumbent Primitive Methodist Chapel, Stafford Rd. Wesleyan Methodist Chapel, Upper Bar
Independent Chapel, Wellington Rd. Roman Catholic Chapel, Salter's Hall, Rev. Michael Trovell, Priest .
Public Schools
Free Grammar, High St.,
Rev. Charles Waring Saxton, D.D., Head Master ;
J.R. Heawood M.A., Second Master ;
Mr. Richard Crowther, Third Master
National (Girls), Workhouse Lane,
Miss Utbar, Mistress
Infant, Wellington Rd.,
Miss Johnson, Mistress
Royal Free English, Wellington Rd.,
John Lees, Master
Newspaper
Newport Advertiser & North Shropshire Herald
Charles Silvester, Publisher, Printer &c.;
Published every Saturday morning.
Railway
Shropshire Union
John Hall, Station Master.
Posting House
Royal Victoria Hotel, High St.
Harry Allen
Conveyance
Omnibus, from the Victoria Hotel, meets every train
Carriers - by Canal
The Shropshire Union Canal Company, to all places on the Shropshire, Birmingham & Liverpool, & connecting canals;
Richard Beddow, Agent
Carriers - by Railway
Pickford & Co., to all parts of the kingdom.
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