Distances – 5 miles E. of Worcester, and 6 ½ S. by E. of Droitwich.

Population – In 1901, 152. Acreage, 360.

Postal Information – Letters are received through Worcester, and arrive by messenger about 7 am. The Wall Letter-box is cleared at 7.35 p.m. on week-days, and at 11.15 a.m. on Sundays. Upton Snodsbury is the nearest telegraph office. Worcester (London Road) is the nearest money order office. Post town, Worcester.

Parish Church (St. Leonard’s) – Rev. John Bamber, M.A., Rector (address – Crowle Vicarage); John Tarran, Churchwarden; Ernest Tiesac, Parish Clerk.


Bird Frederick, baker & confectioner

Holt Thomas, New Inn

Hughes John, farmer and lime merchant; res., Court house, Upton Snodsbury

Jones James, farm bailiff (for Charles Purser, of Cradley), Manor house

Purser Charles, farmer, Manor house; res., Cradley, Great Malvern

Salisbury Edwin, The Rectory farm

Tarran John, farmer and fruiterer, North farm and Little hall

Tiesac Ernest, farmer, market gardener, and parish clerk

Till Henry, blacksmith

Source: Littlebury’s Directory of Worcester & District. Tenth Edition. Printed and Published by Littlebury & Company, The Worcester Press, Worcester. 1905.