Wick (Near Pershore) Littleburys Worcester Directory 1905



Distances – 1 mile E. of Pershore, 5 ½ N.W. of Evesham, and 10 S.E. of Worcester.

Population – In 1901, 288. Acreage, 1656.

Postal Information – Post Office, Mrs. Martha Stevenson, Sub. Postmistress. Letters arrive by messenger from Pershore at 6.30 a. m and 2.45 p.m. ; despatched thereto at 10.40 a.m. and 6.40 p.m. Postal Orders are issued and paid at this office. Pershore is the nearest money order and telegraph office and post town.

Parish church (St. Bartholomew’s) – Rev. William Henry Bolton, M.A., Vicar; A. R. Hudson and Major Marriott, Churchwardens; Joseph Sherwood, parish Clerk.

Parochial School (boys and girls) – Miss Mary Frances Davies, Mistress.

Residents

Bolton Rev. William Henry, M.A., (vicar), The Vicarage

Bullock Mrs., Woodbine cottages

Carden Mrs., Endon house

Davies Miss Mary F., schoolmistress, School house

Dowson J. W., Lower hill

Gifford Wm., farm bailiff to A. R. Hudson

Harrison H. P., Vandyke court

Hemming Mrs., Upper Wick house

Hudson Alfred Ricketts, Wick house

Hughes W. H., The Grange

Jackson J., farmer Glenmore farm

Marriott Major Henry C., Avonbank

Pullen Wm., gardener, Dounda cottage

Sherwood Joseph, parish clerk & blacksmith

Stevenson Mrs. Martha, sub-postmistress, Post office

Tovey Frederick, farmer, Dounda cottages

Woodward Miss, Edon house

Young James, butler, Woodbine cottage

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



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