Snowshill Kellys Gloucestershire Directory 1856

Snowshill is a township, village, and parish, 9 miles from Evesham station on the Oxford, Worcester, and Wolverhampton railway, 2 from Broadway, 24 from Gloucester, and 88 north-west from London, in the lower division of the Hundred of Kiftsgate, and bishopric of Gloucester and Bristol, Winchcomb Union. The church is a plain stone building, having a tower, nave, aisle, and 1 bell. The living is attached to Stanton; the Rev. William Henry Bloxsome is the rector, and the Rev. William Powell in curate. The acreage contained in the parish is 2,523 acres, and the rateable value £1,704. Thomas Wynniatt, Esq., is lord of the manor. The population, in 1851, was 303.

Brockhampton is a farm.

Beard Anthony, shoemaker
Busting Joseph, shopkeeper
Hiatt Thomas, farmer
Kilby Thomas, farmer, Brockhampton
Marshall John, farmer
Marshall John, farmer, Snowshill hill
Meadows John, farmer, Small Thornes
Skeye Edward, maltster
Stanley John, blacksmith
Turner Edward, carpenter
Woodward William, shopkeeper

Letters are received through Broadway, which is also the nearest money order office.

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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