Aston Kellys Herefordshire Directory 1863

English: St Giles Church, Pipe Aston A Norman ...
English: St Giles Church, Pipe Aston A Norman church, partly rebuilt in the 13th century with a 14th century roof. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

ASTON is a parish, distant 4 miles south-west-by-west from Ludlow, Its post town, market town, and railway station. The church of St. Giles is an old building, containing 1 bell. The living is a rectory, annual value £84, in the gift of Andrew Rouse Houghton Knight, Esq., who is lord of the manor and owner of the soil; the Rev. William Williams, M.A., Oxford, Is the rector. The population in 1861 was 34.

Williams Rev. William, M.A. [rector]

English: Pipe Aston Farmhouse The original par...
English: Pipe Aston Farmhouse The original part is on the right with its diagonal chimneys and low front door. The extension is on the left with its rather more grand front door. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Pugh Charles, farmer

Letters through Ludlow, winch Is the nearest money order office.

Source: Post Office Directory of Gloucestershire, Herefordshire, Shropshire and the City of Bristol, Printed and Published by Kelly and Co., Old Boswell Court, St. Clement’s, Strand, London. 1863.


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