Image from the Historic Photo Archive for Sudbury

The photograph of the bakery and confectionary business in Friars Street, Sudbury, shows members of the Berry family in the early 1920’s. The business was founded c1864 by Mr. William Berry, confectioner. He died in September 1870 leaving a widow and 10 children. His wife continued to run the business and it passed down through the generations to the 21st century. William’s son, James, of Station Road, Sudbury, was admitted to the Freedom of Sudbury on May 6th, 1892. He was a baker.

Admissions to the Freedom of the Borough of Sudbury in the 19th century

The Bacon family

Bacon, Alfred, of Gregory Street, silkweaver, son of James, gardener, admitted August 5th, 1859

Bacon, Elias Everet, of Bethnal Green, London, cordwainer, admitted October 28th, 1806, borough only, by birth

Bacon, James, chandler and shopkeeper, admitted June 13th, 1827, borough and commons, by purchase, 30 guineas

The Baker family

Baker, William, chemist, admitted May 31st, 1810, borough and commons, by purchase

Baker, William, farrier, admitted October 11th, 1824, borough and commons, by purchase, 30 guineas

The Bareham family

Bareham, Thomas, of 37 Phoenix Street, Somers Town, London, tailor, apprenticed to Charles Leeks, admitted June 12th, 1826, borough only, by apprenticeship

The Barker family

Barker, John, grocer, admitted June 7th, 1805, borough only, by servitude

Barker, Joseph, miller, admitted November 27th, 1820, borough and commons, by purchase, 30 guineas

The Barrell family

Barrell, James, of London, servant, son of James, admitted June 17th, 1818, borough only, by birth

The Barrick family

Barrick, James, a Sergeant in the 9th Regiment of Foot, admitted October 27th, 1806, borough and commons, by birth

Barrick, James, silkweaver, son of William, silkweaver, admitted June 18th, 1818, borough and commons, by birth

Barrick, Joseph, woolcomber, admitted October 28th, 1806, borough only, by birth

The Barwick family

Barwick, Joseph, sawyer, son of James, admitted July 29th, 1839

Barwick, Joseph, of East Street, solicitor’s clerk, son of Joseph, sawyer, dec’d, admitted May 3rd, 1878

The Bass family

Bass, William, tallow chandler, admitted June 8th, 1810, borough and commons, by purchase

The Bates family

Bates, David Nicholas, surgeon, admitted September 6th, 1824, borough and commons, by purchase, 30 guineas

The Beamish family

Beamish, Joseph Doubleday, draper, admitted July 25th, 1836, borough only, by apprenticeship

The Bear family

Bear, John, butcher, apprentice to John Bear, butcher, admitted June 17th, 1818, borough only, by servitude. June 2nd, 1820, commons, by purchase

Bear, Daking, of Colchester, butcher, apprentice to Robert Bear, butcher, admitted June 12th, 1826, borough only, by servitude

Bear, George, butcher, son of John, dec’d, butcher, admitted May 16th, 1848

Bear, Robert, butcher, admitted May 23rd, 1811, borough and commons, by purchase

The Beard family

Beard, Joseph, brazier, admitted October 10th, 1831, borough and commons, by purchase, 30 guineas

The Belgrave family

Belgrave, Thomas, a Private in the West Suffolk Militia, admitted October 28th, 1806, borough and commons, by birth

The Bell family

Bell, Charles, fellmonger, son of James, Capital Burgess, admitted July 25th, 1835, borough and commons, by birth

Bell, James, fellmonger, son of James, fellmonger, admitted June 18th, 1818, borough and commons, by birth

The Berry family

Berry, Alfred, of Ballingdon, baker, admitted May 6th, 1870

Berry, Alfred, of Church Walk, carpenter, son of John Henry of Church Walk, weaver, admitted May 3rd, 1878

Berry, Arthur, of Friars Street, carpenter, son of William, silkweaver, admitted May 3rd, 1878

Berry, Arthur James, of Curds Lane, dairyman, son of John Henry, cowkeeper, admitted August 1st, 1884

Berry, Charles, of Lion Walk, silkweaver, son of William, deceased, silkweaver, admitted August 5th, 1859

Berry, Charles, of Church Walk, carpenter, admitted May 3rd, 1872

Berry, Dansie, junior, weaver, son of Dansie, admitted October 2nd, 1812, borough and commons, by birth

Berry, Dansie, weaver, son of Dansie, weaver, admitted July 28th, 1834, borough and commons, by birth

Berry, Dansie, Cross Street, weaver, son of John, deceased, admitted May 16th, 1848

Berry, Dansie, of Curds Lane, cowkeeper, son of John Henry, cowkeeper, admitted August 3rd, 1888

Berry, Frank, of Felixstowe, railway clerk, son of Josiah, cowkeeper, admitted May 6th, 1887

Berry, Frederick, of 65 Friars Street, baker, son of William, baker dec’d, admitted May 6th, 1881

Berry, Harry, of Siam Field, dairyman, son of Josiah, dairyman, admitted August 7th, 1885

Berry, Herbert, of Cross Street, carpenter, son of Thomas of Cross street, dealer, admitted May 4th, 1877

Berry, James, weaver, admitted July 2nd, 1802, borough and commons, by birth

Berry, James, silkweaver, son of John, silkweaver, admitted June 18th, 1818, borough and commons, by birth

Berry, James, silkweaver, son of Dansie, admitted July 25th, 1835, borough and commons, by birth

Berry, James, Church Street, weaver, son of John, silkweaver, admitted July 29th, 1839

Berry, James, fellmonger, son of John, silkweaver, deceased, admitted May 1st, 1857

Berry, James, silkweaver, son of William, silkweaver, admitted May 26th, 1857

Berry, James, of Station Road, baker, son of William, confectioner, dec’d, admitted May 6th, 1892

Berry, James Alexander, grocer, son of James, bookseller, admitted January 1st, 1863

Berry, John, weaver, admitted July 2nd, 1802, borough and commons, by birth

Berry, John, silkweaver, son of Dansie, silkweaver, admitted June 17th, 1818, borough and commons, by birth

Berry, John, labourer, son of John, weaver, admitted March 4th, 1820, borough and commons, by birth

Berry, John, of Croft, bargeman, son of John, weaver, admitted July 29th, 1839

Berry, John Henry, Church Walk, weaver, son of Dansie, Church Walk, weaver, admitted July 29th, 1840

Berry, John Henry, of Prospect Place, Bulmer, brewer’s labourer, son of John Henry, cowkeeper, admitted May 5th, 1882

Berry, John, jun., weaver, admitted October 28th, 1806, borough and commons, by birth

Berry, Josiah, silkweaver, son of James, weaver, admitted May 29th, 1843

Berry, Josiah, of Attleborough, Norfolk, schoolmaster, son of Josiah, Siam Gardens, cowkeeper, admitted January 1st, 1878

Berry, Samuel, weaver, son of John, weaver, admitted July 28th, 1830, borough and commons, by birth

Berry, Thomas, currier, son of John, admitted July 22nd, 1833, borough and commons, by birth

Berry, Thomas, Church Walk, weaver, son of Dansie, weaver, admitted July 30th, 1842

Berry, Thomas, of Curds Lane, carpenter, son of John Henry, weaver, admitted August 4th, 1876

Berry, Walter, of Siam Place, railway clerk, son of Josiah, cowkeeper, admitted May 2nd, 1884

Berry, William, silkweaver, son of Dansie, silkweaver admitted June 18th, 1818, borough and commons, by birth

Berry, William, of London, weaver, son of John, weaver, admitted June 12th, 1826, borough and commons, by birth

Berry, William, silkweaver, son of Dansie, admitted July 28th, 1838

Berry, William, Cross Street, weaver son of John, deceased, admitted May 16th, 1848

Berry, William, Friars Street, silkweaver, son of William, silkweaver, deceased, admitted April 14th, 1859

Berry, William, Friars Street, son of William, admitted May 5th, 1865

Berry, William, of Church Walk, carpenter, admitted May 6th, 1870

Berry, William Allen, of North Street, carpenter, son of William, carpenter, dec’d, admitted August 4th, 1893

The Berwick family

Berwick, William, woolcomber, son of Anthony, woolcomber, admitted June 17th, 1818, borough only, by birth

The Bickmore family

Bickmore, Henry, stationer, admitted October 15th, 1821, borough and commons, by purchase, 30 guineas

The Bitten family

Bitten, Emmanuel, of 7 New Tyson Street, Turin Street, Bethnal Green Road, London, brickmaker’s labourer, son of Samuel, brickmaker, admitted August 7th, 1885

Bitten, Frederick William, of Cross Street, hawker, son of Samuel, bricklayer, admitted August 6th, 1886

Bitten, George, of Girling Street, ostler, son of William, bricklayer’s labourer, dec’d, admitted August 5th, 1892

Bitten, George, labourer, son of John, admitted May 7th, 1858

Bitten, Henry James, of Girling Street, matmaker, son of James, labourer, admitted August 1st, 1884

Bitten, James, of Gregory Street, labourer, son of Samuel, admitted May 7th, 1858

Bitten, John, bricklayer, son of Samuel, dec’d, admitted July 22nd, 1833, borough and commons, by birth

Bitten, Morris, of Colchester, Private in the Medical Staff Corps, son of Samuel, of Bures, admitted August 4th, 1893

Bitten, Obadiah Ernest, of Cross Street, gardener, son of Samuel, of Bures, brickmaker, admitted August 4th, 1893

Bitten, Samuel, bricklayer, admitted October 27th, 1806, borough and commons by birth

Bitten, Samuel, bricklayer, son of Samuel, dec’d, bricklayer, admitted July 28th, 1830, borough and commons, by birth

Bitten, Samuel, brickmaker, son of Samuel, labourer, admitted August 7th, 1857

Bitten, Spencer Edmund, sapper at Her Majesty’s Royal Engineers, stationed at Aldershot, son of Samuel, of Bures, brickmaker, admitted January 1st, 1894

Bitten, Thomas, bricklayer, son of Samuel, bricklayer, admitted April 7th, 1828, borough and commons, by birth

Bitten, William, labourer, son of Samuel, admitted July 29th, 1839

The Bloomfield family

Bloomfield, William, tailor and habit maker, admitted October 10th, 1808, borough and commons, by purchase

The Bonner family

Bonner, Gamble Yates, wine merchant, admitted October 15th, 1827, borough and commons, by purchase, 30 guineas

The Bonney family

Bonney, Christopher, of Brundon, singleman, son of Christopher, weaver, admitted June 17th, 1818, borough only, by birth

Bonney, Ernest William, of 64 Quilter Street, Bethnal Green, vellum binder, son of Thomas, silkweaver, admitted August 5th, 1887

Bonney, George, of Melford Road, butcher, son of George, dec’d, admitted May 2nd, 1884

Bonney, George, of Melford Road, silkweaver, son of Christopher, labourer, admitted August 5th, 1859,

Bonney, James, of 5 Upper Bland Street, New Dover Road, Southward, bookbinder, son of Richard, weaver, dec’d, admitted July 29th, 1830, borough only, by birth

Bonney, John, weaver, admitted July 3rd, 1802, borough only, by birth

Bonney, John, weaver, admitted July 3rd, 1802, borough only, by birth

Bonney, Joseph, cordwainer, admitted May 27th, 1802, borough, by birth and commons, by purchase

Bonney, Robert, labourer, son of Christopher, admitted July 10th, 1848

Bonney, Thomas, of Bury, Suffolk, gardener, son of Richard, admitted June 18th, 1818, borough only, by birth

Bonney, William Walter, of 40 Schofield Street, Hackney Road, London, wood carver, son of Walter, silkweaver, admitted August 5th, 1887

Bonney, William, junior, son of William, admitted October 2nd, 1812, borough only, by birth

The Bonny family

Bonny, Albert, of 35 Melford Road, carpenter, son of George, soap manufacturer, dec’d, admitted August 5th, 1887

Bonny, Arthur, of Cross Street, bricklayer, admitted May 1st, 1874

Bonny, Edward, son of Edward, admitted May 2nd, 1856

Bonny, Edward, weaver, son of Edward, admitted June 10th, 1826, borough only, by birth

Bonny, James, silkweaver, son of Edward, silkweaver, admitted April 7th, 1828, borough only, by birth

Bonny, James, the younger, of Cross Street, plasterer, son of James, plasterer, admitted April 14th, 1859

Bonny, James, of 5 Upper Bland Street, New Dover Road, Southwark, bookbinder, son of Richard, weaver, dec’d, admitted July 29th, 1830, borough only, by birth

Bonny, John, cordwainer, son of John, labourer, admitted March 4th, 1820, borough only, by birth

Bonny, John, silkweaver, son of John, silkweaver, admitted May 26th, 1857

Bonny, Joseph, cordwainer, admitted May 27th, 1802, borough by birth and commons by purchase

Bonny, Philip Henry, son of William, admitted May 2nd, 1856

Bonny, Thomas, weaver, son of Christopher, scavenger, admitted May 26th, 1857

Bonny, Thomas, silkweaver, son of John, silkweaver, admitted May 26th, 1857

Bonny, Walter, silkweaver, son of John, silkweaver, admitted May 26th, 1857

Bonny, William, weaver, son of Edward, weaver, admitted June 10th, 1826, borough only, by birth

Bonny, William, labourer, son of Samuel, labourer, admitted April 7th, 1828, borough only, by birth

Bonny, William, of The Mount, labourer, son of William, labourer, admitted May 5th, 1876

Bonny, William, son of William, admitted May 2nd, 1856

The Boreham family

Boreham, John, junior, cooper, admitted October 27th, 1806, borough and commons, by birth

Boreham, Joseph, cabinet maker, son of John, workhouse keeper, admitted June 18th, 1818, borough and commons, by birth

The Bowers family

Bowers, Enoch, perukemaker, son of Peter, baker, admitted June 17th, 1818, borough and commons, by birth

The Brackett family

Brackett, Joshua, stationer, admitted March 19th, 1824, borough and commons, by purchase, 30 guineas

The Brand family

Brand, Benjamin, carpenter, admitted October 28th, 1806, borough only, by servitude and May 28th, 1813, commons, by purchase

Brand, John, cabinet maker, son of James, carpenter, admitted June 10th, 1826, borough and commons, by birth

Brand, Rigby, glazier, son of James, carpenter, admitted June 10th, 1826, borough and commons, by birth

Brand, William, mariner, son of James, carpenter, admitted March 4th, 1820, borough and commons, by birth

The Branwhite family

Branwhite, William, grocer, apprentice to Abraham Stevens Syer, admitted July 30th, 1842

The Braybrook family

Braybrook, John, of Bury, Suffolk, brazier, son of John, of Bury, brazier, admitted June 18th, 1818, borough and commons, by birth

Braybrook, Joseph, of London, brazier, son of John, of Bury, brazier, admitted June 18th, 1818, borough and commons, by birth

Braybrook, Samuel, of Bury, Suffolk, brazier, son of John, of Bury, brazier, admitted June 18th, 1818, borough and commons, by birth

The Breillat family

Breillat, George, yarn and worsted manufacturer, admitted May 14th, 1801, borough and commons, by purchase

Briellat, Thomas Chaplin, of London, brokers clerk, son of George, yarn manufacturer, admitted June 12th, 1826, borough and commons, by birth

The Bridgman family

Bridgman, George William, linen draper, son of John, linen draper, admitted May 26th, 1857

Bridgman, John, linen draper, admitted January 18th, 1828, borough and commons, by purchase, 30 guineas

The Brown family

Brown, Arthur Stephen, of Station Road, Long Melford, shop assistant, son of Stephen, railway servant, admitted June 18th, 1897

Brown, Benjamin, weaver, son of Samuel, admitted July 22nd, 1833, borough and commons, by birth

Brown, Benjamin, silkweaver, son of Benjamin, silk foreman, admitted May 26th, 1857

Brown, Benjamin, weaver, son of Samuel, admitted July 22nd, 1833, borough and commons, by birth

Brown, James, labourer, son of Thomas, woolcomber, admitted June 17th, 1818, borough and commons, by birth

Brown, James, bankers clerk, son of Samuel, dec’d, manufacturer, admitted July 28th, 1830, borough and commons, by birth

Brown, James, of Cross Street, silkweaver, admitted August 6th, 1872

Brown, James Arthur, of Plough Lane, carpenter, admitted August 6th, 1872

Brown, Josiah Benjamin, of 28 Plough Lane, silk foreman, son of Benjamin, silk foreman, admitted May 5th, 1882

Brown, Samuel, sawyer, son of Thomas, woolcomber, admitted March 4th, 1820, borough and commons, by birth

Brown, Samuel, butcher, son of Samuel, coachman, admitted June 12th, 1826, borough and commons, by birth

Brown, Samuel William, of Cross Street, foreman in a silk factory, admitted August 6th, 1872

Brown, Stephen, of Cross Street, engine cleaner, admitted August 6th, 1872

Brown, Thomas, junior, son of Thomas, admitted October 2nd, 1812, borough and commons, by birth

Brown, William, baker, son of Thomas, woolcomber, admitted June 10th, 1826, borough and commons, by birth

Brown, William, farrier, apprentice to William Golding, butcher, and by assignment to John Murrells, farrier, admitted March 5th, 1831, borough only, by servitude

Brown, William Crowther, of 8 New Street, printer, son of Benjamin, postman, admitted May 4th, 1883

Brown, William Henry, cordwainer, son of Samuel, dec’d, manufacturer, admitted July 29th, 1830, borough and commons, by birth

The Browne family

Browne, Samuel, manufacturer, admitted July 2nd, 1802, borough and commons, by birth

The Buck family

Buck, George, linen draper, admitted June 15th, 1822, borough and commons, by purchase, 30 guineas

The Burch family

Burch, William, victualler, admitted May 14th, 1801, borough and commons, by purchase

The Burton family

Burton, Andrew, Sheriffs Officer, admitted June 1st, 1804, borough and commons, by purchase

Burton, Joseph William, leathercutter and cordwainer, admitted October 15th, 1827, borough and commons, by purchase, 30 guineas

The Butcher family

Butcher, James, victualler, admitted January 2nd, 1811, borough and commons, by purchase (Landlord of the Plough Inn but decided to give up the public house and carry on with his hat manufactory in part of the premises in 1812.)

The Button family

Button, Thomas, tanner, admitted October 16th, 1826, borough and commons, by purchase, 30 guineas

Button, William Stammers, miller, admitted November 27th, 1820, borough and commons, by purchase, 30 guineas

The Buxton family

Buxton, James, victualler, admitted May 22nd, 1800, borough and commons, by purchase

The Byford family

Byford, Ambrose, of Pebmarsh, shopkeeper, son of Benjamin, grocer, admitted June 18th, 1818, borough and commons, by birth

Byford, Charles, of London, horsekeeper, son of John, weaver, admitted June 12th, 1826, borough and commons, by birth

Byford, Charles, cabinet maker, son of James, admitted July 29th, 1839

Byford, George, linen draper, son of Benjamin, grocer, admitted May 22nd, 1826, borough and commons, by birth

Byford, James, glazier, apprentice to Samuel Keeble, admitted October 2nd, 1812, borough only, by servitude

Byford, John, weaver, admitted May 23rd, 1805, borough and commons, by purchase

Byford, Samuel, of Cross Street, painter, son of James, admitted May 7th, 1858

Byford, William, willow manufacturer, son of Benjamin, grocer, admitted June 18th, 1818, borough and commons, by birth