Great Comberton Billings Worcestershire Directory 1855

Great Comberton is a small parish, situate about 2 ½ miles from Pershore, on the river Avon, and contained in 1851 a population of 239 inhabitants.

The Church, dedicated to St. Michael, is a small, ancient-looking structure, with square turreted tower. The living is a Discharged Rectory, in the diocese of Worcester. Rev. Charles Hubert Parker, Rector; Mr. Robert Groves, Clerk. Service – 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. There is a small Parochial School, supported by contributions and the children’s payments. Elizabeth Mann, Mistress. Average number of scholars, 14.


Parker Rev. Charles Hubert, Rector

Brown William, coal merchant

Freeman George, farmer

Goddard John, farmer

Groves Robert, boot and shoe maker

Mytton Edward, farmer

Phipps Mary, farmer

Ricketts Walter, farmer

Smith Edward, farmer

Smith Edward, shopkeeper

Woods John, farmer

Source: Billings Directory of Worcestershire 1855