Ebley Kellys Gloucestershire Directory 1856



Ebley is a village situate in the parish of Stonehouse, and adjoining the village of Cainscross, 1 ¼ miles from Stroud; contains an Independent chapel and British school, one large Woollen cloth mill, and a steam sawing mill.

Gentry
Drew Mr. Peter
Higgins Mrs.
Higginson Mrs. Elizabeth, Ebley house
Miles Mrs.
Parsons Mrs.
Phipps Mrs. Esther
Strachan Josiah Greethead, esq.

Traders
Ashmed Thomas, carpenter
Bennett Samuel, leatherseller
Brinkworth Cornelius, ‘Coach & Horses,’ & shopkeeper
Capner Hannah (Mrs.), basket & sieve ma
Carter Enoch, carpenter
Chandler Job, butcher
Davis Richard, tailor
Goddard John, dairyman
Hall William, miller
Harper & Thomas, teasel merchants
Jefferies Joseph, beer retailer & coal dlr
Jefferies Stephen, beer retailer & haulier
Keene William, wire worker
Lewis Henry, farmer
Marling, Strachan & Co. woollen cloth manufacturers, Ebley & Stanley mills
Marment John, baker
Neale Elizabeth (Mrs.), boarding & lodging house
Pearce Samuel, sen. beer retailer
Pearce Samuel, shoemaker
Pitt George, carpenter & builder
Shipway Edward, millwright & engineer
Smith James, shopkeeper
Smith Richard, baker & shopkeeper
Stanley George, shopkeeper
Stratford Hannah (Mrs.), laundress
Steel George, farmer
Stephens John, farmer & maltster
Stephens Samuel, cloth worker
Tanner William, ‘Lamb’
Vick Samuel, plumber, glazier & shopkpr
Warman John Hughes, solicitor & agent to the Norwich Union fire & life office, Ebley house
Watts George, blacksmith & farmer
Webb Henry, master of British schools
Webb Thomas, timber merchant & sawing mills, Ebley wharf

Letters through Stroud, which is also the nearest money order office.

Independent Chapel (Lady Huntingdon’s), no settled minister

British School (girls & boys), Henry Webb, master; Mrs. Ann Bruton, mistress.

Insurance Agent. – Norwich Union Fire & Life, John Hughes Warman, Ebley house

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.