Berrow is a moderate sized parish, chiefly producing corn, and there are some extensive apple orchards. The church is a stone structure, containing 275 sittings, of which 100 are free; it is 12 miles from Gloucester, 15 from Pershore, 7 from Tewkesbury, 7 from Upton, and 16 from Worcester.
The living is a vicarage, in the gift and incumbency of the Rev. Thomas Dean, B.A., and the Rev. George Blackley, M.A. is the present curate. There is one service each Sabbath, in the morning at 11, and in the afternoon at 3, alternately; John Stail is the parish clerk.
There is a Free School at Broomsberrow, supported by Osman Ricardo, Esq., and conducted on [wiki title=”Monitorial_System”]Dr Bells system.[/wiki]
Allen C. farmer, Holly Bush
Allen William, beerseller, Cammers Green
Boulter J., farmer, Parsonage
Bull F. shopkeeper, Whiting
Chichester T. farmer, The Shots
Cox Philip, wheelwright, Mason’s Pitch
Daw W., farmer, Hays Farm
Evans W., shopkeeper, Cammers Green
Goatman John, machine maker, Portway
Hastey Robert, blacksmith
Hawkins G., farmer, Hallidays
Hawkins John, farmer, Whiting Ash
Hughes Robert, farmer, Berrow Court
Jones George, farmer, Rye Court
Mace I. shopkeeper, Whiting
Mantom W. farmer, Farleys
Martin T. farmer, Hill End
Mills Jacob, vict. Duke of York
Ricardo Osman, Esq. Broomsberrow Place
Rivers Charles A., schoolmaster, Broomsberrow
Selwyn Mrs. —, Dingle Cottage
Stail J. carpenter, Whiting Lane
Stephens Mrs. Hannah, Cammers Green
Stock J. farmer, Underhills
Warren Richard, blacksmith
Webb R. farmer, Cockshutt
Winnall John, farmer, Hawthorn
To ABERYSTWITH; the Royal Mail, from London, calls at the Duke of York every morning at 8.
To CHELTENHAM; the Royal Mail, calls at the Duke of York every evening at half past 5.
To WORCESTER; Thomas Clay and Thomas Hart, every Saturday.
Source: Bentley’s history, guide, and alphabetical and classified directory, of the borough of Evesham of the market towns of Pershore, Shipston-upon-Stour, and Upton-upon-Severn, and the villages of Broadway and Great Malvern; and an history and alphabetical directory of seventy-eight parishes in the county south of the city of Worcester … forming vol. III of Bentley’s history, directory, and statistics of Worcestershire. Published 1840 by Printed for the proprietor, by Bull & Turner in Birmingham.