Oldbury-on-the-Hill Kellys Gloucestershire Directory 1856

Oldbury-on-the-Hill is a township, parish and village, in the upper division of Grumbalds Ash Hundred, Tetbury Union, in the neighbourhood of Tetbury. Here is a church. The population, in 1851, was 485, with 1,342 acres.

Kingston Miss Ann

Washbourne Richard, esq.

White George, esq.

Wickham William, esq.


Baylis Wm. carpenter & wheelwright

Bond Job, carrier

Broom William, boot & shoe maker

Chappell Mary (Mrs.), shopkeeper

Chappell Samuel, coal haulier

Chappell William, tailor

Chidell George, boarding school

Hatherell Abraham, draper & grocer

Hatherell James, farmer

Haynes John, smith & farrier

Holborow John, wine & spirit merchant

Huff Zaccheus, boot & shoe maker

Jenkins James, coal haulier

King Stephen, ‘King’s Arms’

Long William, farmer

Mills Jane (Mrs.), draper & grocer

Sessions James, butcher

Summers Samuel, baker

Thompson James, ‘Three Compasses’

Watts Edward, saddler

Watts William, tailor

Weaver Thos. carpenter & cabinet mkr

Wickham & White, surgeons

Woolnough George, steam threshing & drilling machine proprietor

Source: Post Office Directory of Gloucestershire with Bath and Bristol. Printed and Published by Kelly and Co., 19, 20 & 21, Old Boswell Court, St. Clement’s, Strand, London. 1856.

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