Aldsworth Kellys Gloucestershire Directory 1863

Aldsworth is a parish and small village, 4 miles south-east from Northleach, 10½ north-north-east from Cirencester station, and 6½ west from Burford, in Brightwells Barrow hundred, Northleach union and county court district, rural deanery of Fairford, Bristol archdeaconry, and Gloucester and Bristol bishopric. The church of St. Mary is a small stone building in various styles of architecture; it has spire, tower with 3 bells, nave, aisle, and chancel. The living is a perpetual curacy, value £60 yearly, in the gift of Christ Church, Oxford; the Rev. John George Bellingham, M.A., is the incumbent. There is a mixed school, supported by Lord Sherborne. The population in 1861 was 430 ; the acreage is 3,460 ; rateable value, £2,754. The soil is stone brash. Lord Sherborne (who is lord of the manor) and Christ Church, Oxford, are chief landowners.

Parish Clerk, William Parrott.

Craddock Miss

Waine Mr. Joseph


Baker William, farmer

Barton Thomas, shoemaker

Collett Charles, blacksmith

Field John, wheelwright & carpenter

Garne Robert, farmer

Harris James, wheelwright & carpenter

Hathaway Ann (Mrs.), shopkeeper

Houlton Thos. farmer, Ladbarrow farm

Howes John, carrier

Lane William Jenner, farmer, Cockle- barrow farm

Smith John Bryan (exors. of), farmer, Saddlers farm

Stone Edward, shoemaker

Tayler John Walker, brewer, maltster & spirit merchant

Waine Giles, farmer, Green farm

Waine Jane (Mrs.), baker & grocer

Letters are received through Northleach, which is the nearest money order office.

Parochial School, Miss Sarah Damont, mistress

Carrier. — John Howes, to Cirencester, monday & friday, returning the same days

Source: Post Office Directory of Gloucestershire, Herefordshire, Shropshire and the City of Bristol, Printed and Published by Kelly and Co., Old Boswell Court, St. Clement’s, Strand, London. 1863.

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