South Littleton Worcestershire Billings Directory 1855

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


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