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.
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.