Besford Billings Directory of Worcestershire 1855

Besford, a chapelry in the parish of St. Andrew, Pershore, is situate about 3 miles from that town, and contained in 1851 a population of 177 inhabitants. The Chapel is a small old building, with tower and two bells. The living is in the gift of the Dean and Chapter of Westminster. Rev. Thomas Whitaker, Curate; Mr. William Davies, Clerk. Service – 11 a.m. and 3 p.m., alternately with Defford.

DIRECTORY

Woodward Thomas, Esq., Besford Court

Bullock James, farmer, New Farm

Bullock William, farmer, Besford Bridge

Checketts Joseph, farmer

Evans Thomas, farmer

Davies Thomas, shoe maker

Tovey John, The Executors of, farmers

Source: Billings Directory of Worcestershire 1855

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