Chipping Campden Kellys Gloucestershire Directory 1856

Chipping Campden is a township, parish, and small market town and railway station, distant 29 miles from Gloucester, 9 from Evesham, 86 north-west from London, and 1 mile from the Chipping Campden station on the Oxford, Worcester and Wolverhampton line of railway; in the hundred of Kiftsgate, Shipston-on-Stour union, East Gloucestershire, and bishopric of Gloucester and Bristol, and includes the hamlets of Berrington, Broad Campden, Westington and Old Combe. It was incorporated by James I., and is governed by two bailiffs, twelve capital burgesses, a steward, and twelve inferior burgesses. The church is a large handsome building, having a tower, nave, two side aisles with chapels, chancel and 8 bells, and contains several beautiful marble monuments. The parish is ten miles in compass. The living is a vicarage, of the value of £100 per year; the Rev. Charles Edward Kennaway, M.A., is the incumbent, and the Rev. G. B. Dodwell, M.A., and Rev. James Hamilton, M.A., are the curates. The market day is held on Wednesday, and fairs are held on Ash Wednesday, on April 23rd, July 25th, and Nov. 30th.  It is also a polling place for the east division of the county. The town, one of the most ancient in the county, was of considerable importance, woolstapling having been carried on upon an extensive scale. The population, in 1851, was 2,086 persons in the parish (of whom 574 were in the hamlet), exclusive of railway labourers. The Earl of Gainsborough is lord of the manor. The acreage contained in the parish is 4,498 acres.

Berrington is a hamlet, with a population of 185; Broad Campden, a hamlet with 244 inhabitants; Westington and Combe form a hamlet, with 145 inhabitants.

Chipping Campden.
Gentry.
Barton Rev. Matthew William
Campden Viscount, Campden house
Chapman H. B. esq.
Cooksey John Alex, esq.
Dodwell Rev. George Branson, M.A.
Freeman Mr. William
Griffiths William H. esq.
Hamilton Rev. James, M.A.
Hemmings Mr. Joseph Jeffcoat
Hulls Mrs. Mary
Matthews Mr. Edward
Morris C. W. esq.
Niblett John Daniel Thomas, esq. J.P.
Shingleton Mrs.
Turney Mrs.
Westmacott Mrs.

Traders.
Andrews Richard, ‘Old Eight Bells’
Arkell Richard Willett, grocer
Aston George, baker
Belcher Stephen, shoemaker
Bloxham Joseph, ‘King’s Arms’
Bolton Edward, shoemaker
Booker John Andrew, butcher
Brace Thomas, tailor
Brotheridge John, blacksmith
Coldicott William, wheelwright
Collett John, shopkeeper
Cooksey John Alexander, surgeon
Cousins John, ‘Noel Arms’
Davis George, cabinet maker
Drury Thomas, saddler & harness maker
Drury William, ‘Swan’
Dunn Thomas, ‘Lygon Arms’
Edge Miss, dressmaker
Ellis Henry, basket maker
Fisher Sarah (Miss), ladies school
Fletcher Henry, beer retailer
Freeman W. builder
Greenhouse William, linendraper & agent to the County fire office & Gloucestershire banking company
Gibson James, ‘Red Lion’
Griffiths Thomas, chemist & grocer
Griffiths William Higford, solicitor
Grove then (Miss), mistress of Infnt. schl
Guthrie Richard, blacksmith
Haines James, tinplate worker
Haines John, grocer
Hands Joseph, grocer & chemist
Hartley John, builder
Haydon Joseph, baker & miller
Hodgkinson Wm. fishmngr. & parish clerk
Horne Elisabeth (Mrs), farmer
Horne John, seedsman & stamp office
Howley Michael, beer retailer
Izod Charles, maltster
Keitley John, builder
Kettle J. auctioneer
Keyte William, shopkeeper
King Herbert, linendraper & agent to Norwich Union fire office
Kingzett John Herbert, saddler & harness maker, & agent to Birmingham five office
Kingzett William Henry, farmer
Lacey Mrs. Dressmaker
Lane Charles, plumber & glazier
Lane Daniel, painter & glazier
Ledbetter John, tailor
Long John, silk throwster
Matthews Charles Decimus, druggist & grocer
Mitchell Joseph, grocer
Morris Charles William, surgeon
Osborne James, hairdresser
Payne Alexander, cooper
Pettey Charles, poulterer
Richardson Joseph, baker
Rimell William, farmer & coal merchant
Roberts Robert, linendraper
Savage Thomas, tailor
Shepherd Richard, plasterer
Silvester Stephen, tailor
Simcox William, grocer, & registrar of births & deaths
Skey James, beer retailer
Smith William, beer retailer
Stanley James, shopkeeper
Stanley John, beer retailer
Stanley Robert, butcher
Stanley William, farmer
Stevens William, baker
Summerton William, grocer & postmaster
Taylor & Co. coal merchants, Railway wharf
Taylor Samuel, watchmaker
Terry Thomas, blacksmith
Tidmarsh James, maltster
Tomes Emmanuel, shopkeeper
Trinder Samuel, shoemaker
Vinn George, tailor
Ward George, builder
Warner Thomas, watchmaker
Wyatt John, butcher
Wyatt Wm. ‘George & Dragon,` & butcher

Westington.
Holmes Mrs.

Traders.
Drury John, farmer
Haines Thomas, blacksmith
Haines William, former
Izod Nathan, farmer
Keen George, farmer
Keen John (Mrs.), farmer

Broad Campden
Brierley John, farmer
Dowsell John, farmer
Griffin Richard, baker & beer retailer
Hands Isaiah, shoemaker
Herbert William, shoemaker
Hickman James, farmer
Hickman John, maltster
Ivins John, farmer
Keyte William, farmer
Lydiatt George, carpenter
Roberts Henry, shopkeeper
Such John, ‘Angel,’ & wheelwright
Warner Charles, farmer
Warner William, farmer

Post Office. – William Summerton, postmaster. Money orders are granted from 9 am. to 6 p.m. Letters are delivered at 8 a.m. from the south, & ¼ to 9 a.m. from the north; and dispatched at 20 minutes past 3 p.m. & ¼ to 6 p. m

Bank. – Gloucestershire Banking Company (branch), William Greenhouse, manager

Insurance Agents:-
Birmingham Fire, John Herbert Kingzett
County fire, William Greenhouse
Norwich Union Fire & Life, Herbert King
Royal Farmers, John Kettle

Public Establishments :-
Police Station, William Hanbidge, superintendent
Stamp Office, John Horne, sub-distributor
Registrar of Births & Deaths for Chipping Campden District, William Simcox

Public Schools :-
Grammar, Rev. Matthew Wm. Barton, M.A. master
Blue Coat (girls), Mrs. Caroline Baldwin, mistress
Infant, Miss Ellen Grove, mistress

Carrier – Thomas Ellis, to Stratford-on-Avon, on Tuesday and Friday, to Evesham, on Monday & Thursday; & to Shipston on Saturday.

A conveyance from the ‘Noel Arms’ to meet every train

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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