Little Comberton Billings Worcestershire Directory 1855

Little Comberton is a small parish, situate about 2 miles S.E. from Pershore, containing in 1851 a population of 216 inhabitants.

The Church, dedicated to St. Peter, is an ancient structure, with massive square turreted tower, having pinnacles at each corner. The living is a Vicarage. Rev. William Parker, M.A., Incumbent; Mr. Edmund Salsbury, Clerk. Service – 11 a.m. and 3 p.m.

There is a small Parochial School in the churchyard. Susannah Phillips, Mistress. Average number of scholars, 24.


Parker Rev. William, Incumbent

Shekell Me. Thomas

Woodward Francis, Esq., Magistrate; and at Bricklehampton

Abell Charles, farmer

Aldington Benjamin, blacksmith

Clements Frederick, tailor

Heeks Edith, shopkeeper

Kettle Ann, shopkeeper

Phillips Thomas, boot and shoe maker

Summers Charles, beer retailer and hurdle maker

Yeend George, bone setter

Yeend William G., farmer

Source: Billings Directory of Worcestershire 1855