Aylton Kellys Herefordshire Directory 1863

English: Aylton Church. Aylton church is a ver...
English: Aylton Church. Aylton church is a very small church which does not appear to be dedicated to a saint, it is situated next to Court Farm, about 3 miles west of Ledbury. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Aylton, or Aylton Chapel, is a small parish, in Radlow hundred, Ledbury union and county court district, rural deanery of Frome, and bishopric and diocese of Hereford, 6 miles west from Ledbury. The church, which stands on a mound, is small and plain, having a low tower and 1 bell. The living is a rectory, value £132, in the gift of Lady Langdale; the Rev. James Mapleton, B.A. (of Tarrington), Worcester College, Oxford, is the incumbent. The population in 1861 was 96; the area is 812 acres. Earl Somers is lord of the manor.

Parish Clerk, Thomas Napper.

English: Screen, Aylton Church Pevsner says 'w...
English: Screen, Aylton Church Pevsner says ‘wildly assembled’. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Birchley Misses, Yew Tree cottage

Tranter Mr. John, Castle


Badham John, farmer & hop grower, Aylton court

Barton John, farmer & hop grower, Whitehouse

Lewis Thomas, farmer, Glebe land

Powell Henry, farmer & hop grower, Prior’s court

Magness Joseph Wm. farmer, Lays farm

Williams Jonathan, farmer, Court farm

English: Court Farm, Aylton
English: Court Farm, Aylton (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Letters received through Ledbury, which 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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