Bishampton Littleburys Worcester Directory 1905

Distances – 3½ miles N. from Fladbury Station, 5 N.E. from Pershore, and 11½ S.E. from Worcester.

Population – In 1901, 340. Acreage, 1840.

Postal Information – Albert H. Salmon, Sub-postmaster. Letters received through Pershore arrive at 7.15 a.m. and 3.45 p.m., despatched at 9.40 a.m. and 5. 50 p.m. Postal orders are issued and paid here. Letter-box near the Church cleared at 9.10 a.m. and 5.35 p.m. week-days only. Fladbury is the nearest money order and telegraph office.

Parish Church (St. James) – Rev. G. Gurney Coombs, B.A., Vicar; George Day and Mrs. Brooks, Churchwardens; Herbert Hemming, Parish Clerk.

Baptist Chapel – Ministers various.

Elementary School. (Mixed – Henry A. Molineux, Master; Miss Evelyn Stanton, Assistant Mistress.

Bishampton Institute – Rev. G. Gurney Coombs, B. A., President; H. A. Molineux, Secretary.

Assistant Overseer – Alfred Lewis, Union Inn, Flyford Flavell.

Residents

Bluck Richard, farmer, Ivy house

Brooks Mrs. Jane, carrier and shopkeeper

Brookes William, wheelwright and carpenter, Bishampton. Estimates given for general work. Repairs promptly executed.

Coombs Rev. G. Gurney, The Vicarage

Corbishley Geoffry [sic], farmer, Singer Bush hall

Day George, farmer, Church farm

Day Richard, farmer, The Larches

Day William, farmer, Manor farm

Ewins James, bricklayer

Farley William, shoemaker The Rookery

Harris John B., roadman

Holder William, police constable

Jones Thos. William, Dolphin Inn, Bishampton. Ales, wines, spirits, and cigars of the best quality. Parties catered for. Large smoke room.

Knight Thomas, carpenter

Lloyd David, farmer

Malins William, gardener

Niblett James, wheelwright

Reeves Joseph, grafter and gardener

Rymall Mrs., Petworth house

Smith Albert, farmer

Smith Hemming, bricklayer

Spiers George, carpenter

Stanton Alb. H., shpkpr. & baker, post office

Wheeler William, blacksmith

Workman Henry, butcher

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

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