Bewdley Bennetts Business Directory 1899

Allcock T, 92 Welshgate. Grocer & provision dealer, corn, meal & flour dealer, and ham and bacon curer. Hams and bacons of the finest quality

Anchor Inn, Welch gate – T Meadows

Anderson J, grocer, 54 Load st

Angel Hotel, Load street – J Smith, proprietor. Large room will seat upwards of 300 persons. Every accommodation for cyclists

Angel Vaults, Load st – Mitchell & Co

Ashcroft T, fruiterer, 87 Welch gate

Baker, Son & Firkins, auctioneers, Load st

Bawdon E A, family butcher, 49 Load street. Home-made sausage and bacon curer. Families supplied with meat of the finest quality on moderate terms. Families waited on for orders

Bell R, pork butcher, 12 Welch gate

Bewdley Institute, Load st

Bewdley & Wribbenhall Working Mens club, Wribbenhall

Bishop J, refreshment rooms, Severn side, Wribbenhall. Every accommodation for pleasure parties. Dinners, teas, &c., provided on the shortest notice. Terms moderate

Black Boy Hotel – A Dawes, propr. Ales wines & spirits of the finest quality. Replete with every accommodation. Good stabling. Dinners and teas provided.

Bodenham L, 43 Load st. Tea dealer, grocer, cheese & bacon curer, corn, flour, meal & chaff stores. Fresh pork and sausages every Saturday. Agent for Silverbrook and Dulcemona teas

Bowdler R, fishmonger, fruiterer, and dlr in game, Load st. Fresh supplies daily. Wholesale and retail

Bryan M E, bookseller & stamp office, 16 Load st

Channing W J, greengrocer, 45 Load st

Clifford R N, chemist

Coach & Horses Inn, Wribbenhall – J Evans

Cock & Magpie Hotel, Severn side north – Mrs H Ainsworth

Cock Bros, tanners, Severn side south

Coffee Tavern, Load st – W H Tomes

Coldrick T, builder, Load st

Coles E, grocer, Wribbenhall

Coles J, butcher Lax lane

Coles s, farrier & waggonette propr, Dog lane

Cook Miss, toy dealer, 16 High st

Cooksey Miss, draper, Severn side

Cooper W R, confectioner, 66 Load st

Dalley F R & T C, ale, porter, wine & spirit merchants, & British wine mnfrs

Davies W, boot and shoe maker, 65 High st

Dudfield E A, iron, steel, oil & color merchant, 58 Load st. Furnishing, builder’s & agricultural ironmonger, tinman and smith. Agent to the Alliance Assurance Co

Edwards H, butcher, 25 Load st

Elmer H, grocer, Wribbenhall

England J, wardrobe dealer, 93 Welchgate

Farmer J, builder & contractor, Severn Valley bldgs, Wribbenhall

Field S H, confectioner, 1 Load st

Gabb J, surgeon, 6 Load st

Gabb and Johnston, surgeons, Wribbenhall

Gardner R, solicitor, Severn side south

Gardner T & Son, coal & timber merchants, 28 Severn side

George Hotel, family, commercial, and posting house – S E Woodward, proprietress. Comfortable and commodious bed and sitting rooms. Parties catered for

Gillford A, tea dealer, family grocer & provision merchant. Agent for Huntley & Palmer’s biscuits. Fine home-cured hams and bacon, cured on the premises. Choice teas

Glover J, confectioner, Wribbenhall

Great Western Grocery Stores – Mrs Elmer

Great Western Hotel, Wribbenhall – T J Bullus. See Advt

Handley W, grocer, Severn side south

Haymer H, baker, grocer and provision dlr, Catchems End, Wribben Hall

Haywood E, general smith, 2 Dowles rd

Hedges Bros, boot mnfrs, 35 Load st. Best and cheapest house for boots, shoes and slippers. Repairs a speciality. Works, Leicester

Hemingway & Son, solicitors, Load st

Heydon J, baker & flour dlr, 42 Load st

Hinton W R, tailor, 13 Load st

Holberton R, boot & shoe maker, Wribbenhall

Horn & Trumpet, Dog lane – Levi Webster, announces to his various friends that he has taken to the above full-licensed house. Every accommodation for excursionists. Large club room for teas, etc.

Howell F, boot & shoe maker, 56 Load st

Humpherson G J & Sons, horn mnfrs, 64 High st

Humpherson J, baker, pastrycook & confectioner, Dog lane. Families and shops supplied daily

Humpherson J, tobacconist and horn mnfr, 72 Load street

Hunt T, practical hand sewn boot and shoe mkr, 73 High st. Repairs neatly and promptly executed Ince J, glass & china dlr, 19 Load st

Inland Revenue Office, Load st

Invicta Sparkling Hop Ale Co, The Factory

Jefferies S, coal merchant, Park lane

Jones C, boot & shoe warehouse, 59 Load st

Jones S, greengrocer, 72 High st

Jones J, family grocer, baker, provision dealer, pastrycook & confectioner, Catchems end. Genuine home-made bread, cakes, etc. Home- cured hams and bacon

Kings Head, High st – G Hardwick

Lawley M, shoeing & general smith, Wribbenhall

Lee G H, watch & clock maker, 29 Load st Lewis J, decorator, 79 Load st

London & Midland Bank, Ltd, Severn side south – T Betts, manager

London Vaults, Load st – F R & T C Dalley, wine merchants

Lowe J & Bros, rope mnfrs, Wribbenhall

Lyon A, butcher, 4 Welch gate

Malt Shovel Inn, Welchgate – J Oakes

Mannin A, grocer, 47 Lord st

Marlow J, baker & confectioner, 53 Load st

Mark G G, stationer, Load st

Mountford G, plumber, 3 Severn side south

Mason T B, hairdresser, tobacconist & general fancy dlr, 69 Load st. Packet tobaccos and cigars of the finest brands, pipes, pouches, &c, always in stock. Agent for P & P Campbell’s Perth Dye Works

Minton S & Son, general drapers, clothiers & outfitters. Family mourning. Carpets, linoleums, floor cloths, bedsteads, mattresses, &c

Mucklow W, brewer, maltster, etc, licensed retailer, Bewdley Brewery. Mucklow’s renowned stout

Noon W, shoeing & general smith, Dowl’s end

Old Fox Inn, Load st – J G Griffin

Old Mug House Inn, Severn side north – R Southam

Old Pack Horse Inn, Top of Load st – A R Maunder, proprietor. First-class accommodation for visitors, luncheons, dinners, teas, &c. Genuine ales, wines, and spirits. Public parties catered for – room for 100. Good stabling

Onslow J, grocer, 6 Welchgate

Owens J, grocer, 37 High st

Owens Mrs, grocer, 40 Load st

Owens T, grocer, 1 High st

Pack Horse Inn, High st – Geo Hardiman, proprietor. Fine home-brewed ales, wines, spirits & cigars of the finest quality. Large room for pleasure parties. Good accommodation for cyclists

Page S T, confectioner, 20 Load st

Pagett E, boot & shoe maker, Catchems end

Palmer E S, butcher & bacon curer, 73 Load st. Families waited on daily for orders, and supplied with best English meat at reasonable rates

Palmer H, grocer, corn, flour & provision dlr, 50 Load st. Agent for Blue Cross teas and Old Calabar dog biscuits

Palmer W, watch maker, jeweller, optician & photographer, 60 Load st. Photographs of this neighbourhood always on hand. Special arrangements for taking groups

Palmer G H, butcher, Wribbenhall

Potter G C. baker & confectioner, 18 High st

Pountney C, game dealer & fishmonger, 34 Load st

Pountney C, hatter, 34 Load st

Powell W, baker, 15 High st

Pritchard S, coal merchant, 27 Severn side south

Prosser C, grocer, 12 Welchgate

Red Lion Hotel, Wribbenhall (near Bewdley Station) – M Webb, proprietress. Dinners, luncheons, etc. provided for any number on the shortest notice. Good accommodation for cyclists. Good stabling.

Reynolds L, grocer, 47 Load st

Ricketts G & C, wheelwrights and blacksmiths, spring van and cart builders, Catchem’s End. Coffin makers and undertakers. Estimates free

Ricketts T, wheelwright, Catchems end

Rising Sun Inn, Catchems End – J Wilden, proprietor. Fine home-brewed ales from pure malt and hops only; wines and spirits of the finest quality. Cigars of the best brands. Foresters’ Club (Court 3085) held at above inn every fourth Saturday

Rotchill Mrs, grocer, Wribbenhall

Russell A, refreshment rooms, The Bridge house

Royal Family and Commercial Hotel – E Pass, proprietor. Headquarters C.T.O. Estimates given for large or small parties. Posting in all is Branches. Boats provided. Good stabling

Saracens Head Inn, Severn side south – J Phillips

Saunders J, boat proprietor, Severn side north

Shrimpton E, grocer, tea dealer & provision merchant, 57 Load st

Smethem J, confectioner, Wribbenhall

Smith C, hairdresser, Welchgate

Smith D, bill poster, 15 Welchgate

Smith G T & Son, mnfrs of all descriptions of British & foreign weights, yard, house & dinner bells, maslin kettle and saucepans, &c., Load st

Smith J (late J W Lea), brush manufacturer. Established 1800

Smith Mrs J, pleasure boat proprietress, Severn side south

Southam J, carpenter & cabinet mkr, Wribbenhall

Southerton T, plumber & painter, 10 High st

Southerton W, plumber, Severn side north

Sparkling Wine Co, Ltd – Hugh Oswyn Gabb, managing director, 6 and 7 Load st. See advt

Stairmand H, late C Jones, family boot and shoe warehouse, 59 Load st. Repairs neatly executed. A good assortment always in stock. Established 1823.

Stringer J, watchmaker, 29 Load st

Styles G, baker, 74 Load st

Swan Inn, Load st – S Bishop

Talbot Inn, High st, Bewdley – E A Bishop, proprietress. Wines and spirits of the finest quality. Oddfellows’ Club, Manchester Unity, held every other Saturday.

Teague G, provision dealer, 38 Welchgate

Teague J, boot & shoe maker, 11 Welchgate

Teague J, tobacconist, 3 Lord st

Thurston Hotel, Severn side south

Tillman G A, market gardener, Wribbenhall

Tudge S, shoeing & general smith & edge tool mkr, 67 High st & Dog lane

Tyler W, chimney sweep, Welsh Gate

Vine Inn, Winbrook rd – S Bishop

Waggon & Horses, Catchems End – J H Carter

Waggon & Horses, Welch gate – C Smith

Wagstaff A J, boot & shoe maker, 38 High st

Ward J, basket & skep maker, 4 Severn side south

Watkins H E, iron & tin-plate worker, 36 Lord st

Webster Mr, surgeon, High st

Whitcombe R H, junr, solicitor, 31 Lord st

Webb A & E E, coal, lime, salt & breeze mchts, Wribbenhall. Special prices to truck and large cash buyers. Hauling of every description undertaken

Wilcox Mrs, apartments, Severn terrace, Wribbenhall

Wilson B W, baker & confectioner, 66 High st

Wood Colliers Arms, Winbrook rd – W Stone

Wooldridge E, coal & salt merchant, Wribbenhall

Wribbenhall Post Office – Mrs. Bishop, postmistress

Young T, watchmaker, 78 Load st

Great Western Hotel Wribbenhall, Bewdley,

T. J. Bullus,
Home-brewed Ales, Wines Sprits, and Cigars good quality only. Good accommodation for cyclists.
Good Stabling.

The Sparkling Wine Co., Ltd., Bewdley.

Hugh Oswyn Gabb, – – Managing Director.
Manufacturers of sparkling and till wines of the very best quality.
Champagnes, Burgundies, Moselles, Etc.
Also still Wines, Orange, Cowslip, Ginger, Dandelion, and others. Quality Guaranteed to sample. All communications to be addressed to “Sparkling Wine Co, Bewdley.” Telegraphic Address: “Grapes”

Source: Bennetts Business Directory (Worcestershire Section) 1899; Bennett & Co. Printers and Publishers, Birmingham.

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