Alkington Kellys Shropshire Directory 1863

Alkington is a township in the northern part of the parish of Whitchurch, 2 miles south-west from the town, in Whitchurch county court district. Earl Brownlow and George Downward, Esq., are the chief landowners. Earl Brownlow is lord of the manor. It is a gravelly soil. The area is 1,144a. 1r. 7p.; rateable value, £1,240 16s.; and the population in 1861 was 154.

Commercial.

Bennion Randle, farmer

Bennison James, farmer, Spring hill

Billington John, farmer

Griffiths John, farmer

Hinton John, farmer, Heath lane

Hockenhull William, farmer

Holland John, farmer

Jones John, farmer

Keay John, beer retailer

Lee James, farmer, Dernford hall

Manley James, pump maker, Heath la

Newling Henry, jun. farmer

Oliver Stephen, blacksmith

Wilson Thomas, farmer, Alkington hall

Letters through Whitchurch, which is the nearest money order office.

Source: Post Office Directory of Gloucestershire, Herefordshire, Shropshire and the City of Bristol, Printed and Published by Kelly and Co., Old Boswell Court, St. Clement’s, Strand, London. 1863.

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