Buckland Morris Gloucestershire Directory 1876

Buckland is a parish and village in Winchcomb union, containing, by the census of 1861, 355, and in 1871, 354 inhabitants, and 2172 acres; in the deanery of Campden, archdeaconry of Gloucester, diocese of Gloucester and Bristol, the lower division of Kiftsgate hundred, East Gloucestershire; 2 miles south-west from Broadway, 8 north-east from Evesham Station on the West Midland Railway, 24 north-east from Gloucester, and 93 from London. The rectory, in the incumbency of the Rev. William Phillips, B.A., is valued at £294 per annum, with residence, and is in the patronage of James Orchard Phillips, Esq., who is also lord of the manor and sole owner of the paribus. The church is an ancient edifice, dedicated to St. Michael, consisting of chancel and north and south aisles, with tower containing six bells. The rateable value of this parish is £3202.

Laverton is a hamlet of this parish, in which is a National School for boys, having an endowment of £50 per annum, with house and garden, given by the Hon. James Thynne.

Phillips Rev. William, B.A., The Rectory

Trades and Professions.

Ayliffe William, farmer, Buckland field

Banning Robert, farmer, Manor farm

Collett George, farmer

Grimmitt William, Carpenter, Laverton

Haines John, veterinary surgeon

Hughes Samuel, farmer, Laverton

Jeffrey Miss Catherine, National Schoolmistress

Miles Absalom, blacksmith and beer retailer

Phillips George, farmer, Laverton

Richards Mrs. Elizabeth, shopkeeper and beer retailer

Stokes Edward, farmer, Leasons

Stokes William, farmer, Laverton

Taylor William, farmer, Little Buckland

Wells Mrs. Elizabeth, farmer

Broadway is the pots town and nearest money order office

National School – Miss Catherine Jeffry

Carriers.

Cheltenham – James, Wed and Sat.

Evesham – Thomas Grimmitt and James, Monday

Morris & Co.’s commercial Directory & Gazetteer of Gloucestershire with Bristol and Monmouth. Second Edition. Hounds Gate, Nottingham. 1876.

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