Upton Warren Worcestershire Littleburys Directory 1905

Distances -2 ¾ mites S.W. of Bromsgrove, 3¼ N.E. of Droitwich, 10 N.E. of Worcester and 1½ W. of Stoke Works Station (Midland Railway).

Population – In 1901, 270. Acreage, 2516.

Postal Information – Letters arrive by messenger from Bromsgrove about 8.0 a.m.; despatched thereto at 9.0 a.m. and 6.0 p.m. Wychbold is the nearest telegraph office. Post town, Bromsgrove.

The Wall letter-box, near the school, is cleared at 5.50 p.m. daily.

Parish Church (St. Michael’s) – Rev. William Philip Vincent, B.A., Rector; William Boulton and Howard Lloyd, Churchwardens; Joseph Kings, Sexton.

Parochial School (boys and girls) – Miss Julia Mann, Mistress.

Residents

Bolton James, shopkeeper

Boulton William, farmer, The Moors

Dodd Thomas, wheelwright, Woodcote

Floyd Charles, blacksmith, Cooksey

Fox W., farmer, Badge court

Gazey Henry Thomas, Swan Inn. Home-brewed ales, wines, spirits, and cigars of the best quality. Good accommodation for cyclists.

Green William, cowkeeper, Signal fields

Hanson William, farmer, Durrance

Hartland John, grocer, &c., The Oaklands

Inton Henry, farmer, Grange farm

Kings Joseph, parish sexton

Langley John, farmer, Rising bridge

Lindner H., Park hall

Lloyd Howard, Grafton manor, near Bromsgrove

Mann Miss Julia, schoolmistress, School ho.

Norton Richard, farmer and miller

Pritchard John, farmer

Rolinson Thomas, farmer, Berry lane

Vincent Rev. William Philip, B.A., (rector), The Rectory

Ward David, grocer, Swan cottage

Wheighel John, farmer, Little Durrance

Williams Samuel, refreshment house

Yardley William, farmer, Durrance

Abberley House – void

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

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