Berrow Worcestershire Billings Directory 1855

Berrow is a small village and parish, about 8 miles S.W. from Upton, and 7 S.E. from Ledbury, containing a population according to the last census of 491 inhabitants.

The Church, dedicated to St. Faith, is a very old stone structure, with square tower and two bells. The living is a Perpetual Curacy. Rev. Frederick H. Law, Vicar; Mr. John Chadd, Clerk. Service – 11 a.m. and 3 p.m.

There is a School in this parish, supported by Osmond Ricardo, Esq., M.P. Mr. Ploughman, Master.

The National School is supported by contributions and the children’s payments. Average number of scholars, 30.

DIRECTORY

Dee Mr. Peter

Law Rev. Frederick H., Vicar

Winnall John, Esq., The Hawthorns

Warburton Mrs. Matilda, Dingley Hill Cottage

Allen Edwin, butcher

Allen James, farmer, Holly Bush Farm

Bennett John, farmer, Caisend Street

Bevan Charles, farmer, Whiting Ash Farm

Boulter James, farmer, Parsonage Farm

Bull Thomas, shopkeeper, Cammers Green

Chadd James, farmer, Bray’s Farm

Chadd John, hoe maker and Parish Clerk

Civil Samuel, Sub-Postmaster

Daw William, farmer and timber merchant, Whitings Ash

Fisher Richard, farmer, Cammers Green

Goatman John, machinist, Whitings Ash

Hart William, farmer, Caisend Hill

Hawkins John, farmer, Whitings Ash

Ingles Mary, victualler and shopkeeper, Duke of York

Jones George, farmer, Rye Farm

Jones George, blacksmith, The Rye

Lane Edward, farmer, Cammers Green

Lawrence Arthur, mason, Whitings Ash

Morse Niles, painter and glazier, Whitings Ash

Pope William, farmer, Hill Farm

Powell Jonas, carpenter

Shail John, builder, Whitings Ash

Sheppard James, farmer

Webb Richard, farmer, Cammers Green

Post Office – Samuel Civil, Sub-Postmaster. Arrival, 11 15 a.m.; despatch, 4 15 p.m.

Source: Billings Directory of Worcestershire 1855

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