Walcot-Cum-Membris Billings Directory of Worcestershire 1855

Walcot-Cum-Membris is an extensive hamlet belonging to Holy Cross, Pershore, containing a population of 506 inhabitants. It is situated about 2½ miles from Pershore, on the main road to Worcester, and contains a few gardeners and farmer, the bulk of population consisting of the working class.

There is a small Methodist Chapel. No stated minister. Service 11 a.m. and 2 30 p.m.

DIRECTORY

Whitaker Mrs. Mary, Caldewell

Whitaker John, Esq., Magistrate, Caldewell

Whitaker George, Esq., Caldewell

Whitaker Rev. Thomas, Curate of Besford and Defford, Caldewell

Andrews Samuel, farmer

Badger Thomas, farmer, Chivington

Beard Samuel, market gardener

Bright Joseph, market gardener

Checketts Joseph, farmer

Ewins William, market gardener

Harley William, cider retailer

Kendrick Robert, beer retailer and shoe maker

Hill John, market gardener

Marshall William, shopkeeper

Pearce George, farmer

Proctor Richard, farmer, Windmill Hill

Simpson George, beer retailer, Plough and Harrow

South George, tailor

Stevens John, farmer

West Thomas, market gardener

Source: Billings Directory of Worcestershire 1855

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