Sevenhampton Morris Gloucestershire Directory 1876

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.