Ombersley Bennetts Business Directory 1899

BALLINGER J, baker, confectioner & dealer in corn, flour and pig meal, etc

BROTHERIDGE F G, grocer and provision dlr, Post Office. British wines, Nelson’s jellies, etc.

Brown C, butcher

Cragg G E, carpenter & builder, Uphampton

CROSS INN, first house from Droitwich – G Bracken, proprietor. Worcester ‘bus terminus. Celebrated for bottled perry and Malvern bitter ales

Cross Keys – E Brighton

CROWN & SANDYS ARMS Hotel – proprietor J W Stanton. Livery stables, posting house, private rooms, bowling green. Good accommodation for hunting gentlemen, cyclists, visitors & others

Derry J T, saddler

Ewers W & G, coal merchants, Holte Fleet

FRAZER J G, family grocer, tea and provision mcht. The oldest established grocery business in Ombersley

Greaves M, butcher

Hadley, Bowling Green Inn

Half Way House – T Oakey

Hall G C, surgeon, Captain I.M.S

Hofner L, smith, Holt

Holte Fleet Inn – H Pratt

IVENS T, draper, hosier, haberdasher, clothier, hatter, outfitter and boot and shoe warehouse. All orders promptly attended to

Jeffery E J, agent for Wesleyan Assurance Co

JOYNER A, baker, grocer, corn, flour & provision dlr, Ombersley. Tobaccos, ironmongery, glass & earthenware. Brooms and brushes. All kinds of cakes and fancy bread made to order

KESTELL S, teas and refreshments. Cyclists and visitors provided for. Terms moderate. Varieties in sweets and confectionery

KINGS ARMS HOTEL – S Skerrett, proprietor. Good accommodation for visitors, cyclists, and others. Small parties catered for on reasonable terms. Quoits and good stabling. Conveyances for hire. Worcester bus leaves the door

King W H, plumber, house and sign painter

Mills A E, tailor

Munn H, baker

Moule J, general dlr, Hadley

Norman J, baker and grocer etc,

Norman J, farmer

Old Field Inn – W H Hundley

OMBERSLEY CASH DRAPERY STORES, drapery, millinery, dressmaking, and ladies’ outfitting establishment – M Castledine

Pardoe R, boot maker

Reindeer Inn – S Smith

Rose & Crown – Mrs South

Sanders S, general smith

Underhill J, boot and shoe maker

Weston J, general dealer, Hadley

Wharf Inn, Holt Fleet – J Pridmore

Whitney T, carpenter

Willetts A E H, registrar of births and deaths, & Relieving and School Attendance Officer

Wilson A, general dealer, Uphampton

Winn J, butcher, Hadley

Source: Bennetts Business Directory (Worcestershire Section) 1899; Bennett & Co. Printers and Publishers, Birmingham.