South Littleton is a small parish, distant about 3 miles N.E.E. from Evesham, and contained in 1851 a population of 212 inhabitants.
A portion of the farm-house in the occupation of Mr. William Careless is said to be the remains of the ancient baronial mansion of the Lords of Littleton.
The Church is a small stone structure, in the Gothic style of architecture, with square turreted tower, but no spire. The living is a Perpetual Curacy, with that of North Littleton, in the gift of the Dean and Chapter of Christ Church, Oxford. Rev. Henry Godfrey Faussett, Incumbent; Rev. Henry Rose, Clerk. Service – 10 30 a.m. and 2 30 p.m., alternately with North Littleton.
Faussett Rev. Henry G., Incumbent of South and North Littleton
Stockford Mr. Charles
Careless William, farmer
Drury Edward, farmer
Gibbs Philip, shopkeeper
Gibbs William, farmer
Howley William, shopkeeper and beer retailer, New Inn
Izod Alfred, farmer
Moore John, blacksmith
Sheppard Samuel, tailor
Smith George, farmer
Wheeler Mrs. John, farmer
Source: Billings Directory of Worcestershire 1855