Severn Stoke with Kinnersley and Clifton Littleburys Worcester Directory 1905

Distances – 3 miles from Upton-on-Severn, 7 from Worcester

Population – in 1901, 557. Acreage, 3274.

Postal Information – Miss L. Linton, Sub-Postmistress. Letters received through Worcester at 5.35 a.m. and 4.20 p.m.; Sundays, 5.35 a.m. Letters despatched to Worcester at 11.20 a.m. and 7.10 p.m. week-days, and Sundays 7.10 p.m. Telegrams may be sent from 8.0 a.m. to 8.0 p.m. on week-days, and Sundays 8.0 a.m. to 10.0 a.m. Postal order, money order and savings bank business transacted.

The Wall Letter-box at Clifton is cleared at 11.30 a.m. and 7.20 p.m.; Sundays, 7.20 p.m. The Wall Letter-box at Kinnersley is cleared at 8.20 a.m. and 6.0 p.m. week-days only.

Parish Church (St. Denis) – Rev. Henry W. Coventry, M.A., Vicar; Colonel C. W. Long, M.P., and George Brooke, Churchwardens; Henry Fowler, Parish Clerk.

Elementary School – Arthur Langfield, Master.

Assistant Overseer – William Hood.

Police Station – Richard Jeffs, Constable.

Carriers to Worcester – Samuel Goodwin, Saturdays, stops at the New Greyhound, New Street. Arthur Taylor, Wednesdays and Saturdays, Old Greyhound, New Street; leaves Kinnersley at 8.0 a.m., Worcester about 3.30 p.m.; Frederick Tandy, Wednesdays and Saturdays, Red Lion, Sidbury; leaves Kinnersley 9.0 a.m., Worcester about 3.30 p.m.

Residents

Brooke George, farmer, &c.

Cosnett Edwin H., farmer, &c., Clifton

Coventry Rev. Henry W., M.A., J.P. (rector, hon. canon of Worcester and rural dean of Bredon), Rectory

Davies Miss Sarah, Ye Olde Boar’s Head (established upwards of a century), old posting house, Bristol main road. Home-brewed and Burton ales. Wines, spirits, cigars. Most comfortable accommodation for tourists and cyclists. Good lock-up stables and coach-houses. Hotel quarters C.T.C.

Fowler Henry, parish clerk

Garrett William T., jockey to the Earl of Coventry Kinnersley

Gill Mrs. Maria, farmer, Kinnersley

Goodwin Samuel, carrier, Clifton

Heath Miss Maria, beer retailer, Clifton

Hemus William, farmer, Kinnersley

Hill Mrs. Emma, beer retailer, Kinnersley

Hill John, Church house

Hood Wm., sen., clerk of works to the Earl of Coventry

Hood Wm., estate clerk and assistant overseer, Kinnersley

Hooper Thomas, butcher

House George, stud groom, Kinnersley

Hunter Mrs. Ada, Spring bank

Hunt Thomas

Jeffs Richard, police constable

Jones John Henry, grocer and baker

Langfield Arthur, school house

Linton Miss L., sub-postmistress

Linton Miss Ellen, vaccination officer and registrar of births and deaths for Kempsey Sub-district, Post office

Long Colonel Charles Wigram, M.P., D.L., J.P., Severn bank

Osborne Edward Miall, Kinnersley

Morris George W., farmer, Clifton court

Morris – , beer retailer (Crown Inn)

Mytton James, farmer

Nixon Chas., frmr., Lower farm, Kinnersley

Nixon Edward, farmer, Birch farm

Palmer Miss F.M., hand laundry, Kinnersley (see advt.)

Phillips John, farmer, Clifton

Pinnock – , farmer, Kinnersley

Preece Thomas, farmer, High house

Redding Alfred, painter

Revill Mark, jun., farmer, Sandford house

Robert Arthur Remington, Hill house

Scott Henry, wheelwright, Sandford

Scott William, blacksmith, Sandford

Tandy Frederick, carrier

Taylor Arthur, carrier, Kinnersley

Tremaine Fredk., stud groom, Kinnersley

Vaughan John, blacksmith, Kinnersley

Wadley John, farmer, Dunstal

Warman Jas. H., hay and coal dealer

Woodward Frederick, farmer, Park farm (letters through Kempsey)

Workmen’s Club – A. Langfield, Hon. Sec.

Source: Littlebury’s Directory of Worcester & District. Tenth Edition. Printed and Published by Littlebury & Company, The Worcester Press, Worcester. 1905.

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