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Distances – 8 miles E. of Worcester, 6 E. of Bromyard, and 1 mile N.E. of Knightwick station.

Population – In 1901, 223.

Postal Information – James Riddell, Sub-Postmaster. Letters are received through Worcester. Knightwick and Broadwas are the nearest post and telegraph offices. The Wall Letter-box at Banner’s Brook is cleared at 6.50 p.m. on week-days only.

St. Mary’s Parish Church (For Knightwick and Doddenham) – Rev. Joseph Bowstead Wilson, M.A., Rector; T. L. Walker, Churchwarden for Doddenham; Philip Grubham, Parish Clerk.

Assistant Overseer – Charles Andrews.


Ashcroft J., Ankerdine villa, Ankerdine hill

Bishop William, farmer, Bannerbrook

Brewer Thos., Ankerdine cottage

Caswell John, grocer and provision dealer

Consumption Sanatorium, Ankerdine hill: J. H. Greensill, M.R.C.S., resident medical officer.

Gilbey Jno., Talbot Hotel, Knightwick

Grubham James, jun., bootmaker

Herbert Miss, district nurse, Ankerdine hill

Lane William, farmer

Lewis Isaac, famr. & hop grwr., Low. Gurnox

Morris Jno., Chatham, Ankerdine

Mumford Henry, Vineyards, Doddenham

Parker J. H., estate agent for F.W. Greswolde-Williams, Thorney cottage

Perkins Thos., farmer, Doddenham hall

Price Miss Selina, schoolmistress

Smith Frank, farmer, Haynes green

Spalls T., Ankerdine farm, Knightwick

Walker T. L., Ankerdine farm; res., Knightwick manor

Williams Albert T., farmer, Darby green’s

Littlebury’s Directory of Worcester & District. Tenth Edition. Printed and Published by Littlebury & Company, The Worcester Press, Worcester. 1905.