Sevenhampton is a village and parish in Northleach union, containing, by the census of 1861, 543, and in 1871, 525 inhabitants, with 3238 acres; in the deanery of Winchcomb, archdeaconry of Gloucester, diocese of Gloucester and Bristol, hundred of Bradley, East Gloucestershire; 5 miles south from Winchcomb, 7 east from Cheltenham, 94 by road and 125 by rail from London. The vicarage, in the incumbency of the Rev. John M. Hall, is valued at £50 per annum, and is in the alternate patronage of Walter Lawrence Lawrence and Goodwin Charles Colquitt Craven, Esqs. The church is an ancient Norman edifice, dedicated to St. Andrew, consisting of nave and chancel, with tower and 3 bells. There is a National School for children of both sexes. The rateable value of this parish is £3494.
Brockhampton is a hamlet, in which the Baptists have a place of worship. Walter Lawrence Lawrence, Esq., is lord of the manors of Sevenhampton and Brockhampton.
Hampen is a hamlet, partly in this parish and partly in Shipton Oliffe; 1 ½ mile west from Salperton, 2 east from Andoversford, and 5 south-west from Northleach.
Clergy and Gentry
Hall Rev. John M., vicar
Lawrence Walter Lawrence, Esq., J.P., Manor House
Trades and professions
Davis John, parish clerk
Gibbs Fredk. Francis, farmer, Soundboro’ farm
Handy Edward, farmer
Hart Samuel, stonemason
Hazzard E. C., schoolmaster
Humphris John, farmer, Manor farm
Humphris Thomas, farmer, Whitehall farm
Humphris James, farmer, Puckham farm
Ostler Mrs. Farmer
Pearce Henry, blacksmith
Smith Edward, carpenter
Wood Benjamin, shoemaker
National School – E. E. Hazzard, master
Craven Goodwin Charles Colquitt, Esq., J.P., D.L., Brockhampton Park
Trades and Professions
Combe Clement, tailor
Combe Thomas, baker, maltster, and brewer
Denley David, carrier and beer retailer
Denley James, stonemason and grocer
Farden Isaac, grocer and beer retailer
Hoar Thomas, shoemaker and sub-postmaster
Knapp John, farmer, Oxlease farm
Proctor John, carpenter
Roffe Thomas, grocer and carrier
Williams Neighbour, carrier
Handy Thomas, farmer, Hampen farm
Humphris Henry, flax dresser and bone crusher
Post Office. – Thomas Hoar, sub-postmaster. Letters from Andoversford received at 7 a.m., dispatched at 6 p.m. The nearest money order office is at Andoversford.
Source: Morris & Co.’s commercial Directory & Gazetteer of Gloucestershire with Bristol and Monmouth. Second Edition. Hounds Gate, Nottingham. 1876.