Sezincot or Seasoncote Kellys Gloucestershire Directory 1856



Sezincot, or Seasoncote, is a township and parish, 2 miles from Moreton station on the Oxford, Worcester and Wolverhampton line of railway, 18 from Stratford-on-Avon, 27 from Gloucester, and 80 north-west from London, in the upper division of the Hundred of Kiftsgate, and Gloucester and Bristol bishopric, and Union of Stow-on-the-Wold.  The living is a rectory attached to Longborough.  The acreage contained in the parish is 1,425 acres, of the rateable value of £1,574.  Sezincot House, the seat of Sir Charles Rushout, Bart., is pleasantly situated, with extensive grounds.  The population, in 1851, was 111.  Sir C. Rushout is lord of the manor.

Rye, Lower Rye, and Warren, are farms.

Rushout Sir Charles, bart., Seasoncote house
Bryan Thomas, farmer, Lower Rye frm
Clifford Richard, farmer, Rye farm
Hands Thomas, farmer, Hill farm
Horne Thomas, farmer, Warren farm

Letters are received through Moreton-in-Marsh, which is also the nearest money order office.

Source: Post Office Directory of Gloucestershire with Bath and Bristol.  Printed and Published by Kelly and Co., 19, 20 & 21, Old Boswell Court, St. Clement’s, Strand, London. 1856.