Alfrick with Lulsley Littleburys Directory 1905

Distances – 1 ½ miles from Leigh Court Station, 2 from Knightwick Station, 7 ½ W. of Worcester, and 7 E. of Bromyard.

Postal Information – Letters are received through Worcester and are delivered about 6 a.m. Mrs. Lightband, Sub-Postmistress. Box cleared at 7.0 p.m. Telegrams may be sent from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. on week-days, and 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. on Sundays. Money orders from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. The Wall Letter-box, Pound End, is cleared at 6.57 p.m. A Wall Letter-box near Hopton Court is cleared at 6.0 p.m. Post town, Worcester.

Parish Church (St. Mary’s) – Rev. Richard Nathaniel Kane, M.A., Rector of Suckley with Alfrick and Lulsley: Rev. L. A. Fisher, B.A., Curate; Messrs. Joshua Brooks and George Lewis, Churchwardens; James Band, Parish Clerk.

Council School (For Alfrick and Lulsley) – Lewis Lloyd, Master.

Assistant Overseer – James Taylor.

Carrier To Worcester – Mrs. Packwood on Saturday; stops at the Golden Lion, High Street.


Allies Mrs., Bewell

Berrow Arnold, farmer, Newhouse farm

Benskin Mrs., upper house farm

Brooks Joshua, farmer, Folly

Caswell John, wheelwright and shopkeeper

Coles James, Alvens farm

Cross George, farmer, Catterhall

Dovey Thomas, carpenter

Dovey Thomas, farmer, Norgroves

Edkins Wm., shopkeeper and beer retailer

Fisher Rev. L. A., B.A., curate, St. Mary’s

Higgins Frederick, blacksmith, Clay green

Higginson T., blacksmith & frmr., Long ho.

Holland Mrs. Thurston, Alfrick Court

Homes Edmund, cottage farmer

Jones H., farmer, Yarrington farm

Jones H., New Inn, & frmr., Cherry Orchard

Lewis George, farmer, Crews hill

Lightband Mrs., sub-postmistress

Nicholas John, practical boot and shoe maker. Every description of handsewn boots and shoes made to order. Repairs promptly attended to.

Notley R. & J., millers and farmers.

Packwood Mrs. farmer & carrier, White ho.

Pope J. P., Patches farm; res., Lulsley court

Pullen Jas., farmer & hop grower, Millham

Spencer Mrs. Elizabeth, Swan Inn, & frmr.

Warskitt Albert, Cherry Green nursery. Wreaths and crosses, cut flowers, tomatoes, and maiden hair fern, a speciality.

Williams Francis, farmer and fruit grower, Knapp farm


Wall Letter-box near Knightwick station cleared at 6.15 p.m. Vicar and Curate same as Alfrick. John Powell, Churchwarden.


Burnett John, Ravenshill, stationmaster at Knightwick station, Jubilee cottage

Brown James, Fox & Hounds. Robert Allen’s famous ales, Bass and Guiness’s stout, wines, spirits and cigars. Every accommodation for Cyclists and picnic parties.

Day Mrs. Mary, Ravenshill

Jones Water, baker

Pope J. P., Lulsley court

Powell John, farmer, Upper court farm

Powell Thomas, farmer and hop grower, Hill farm

Stokes Mrs. Mary, Whistlewood house

Turbutt Wm., farmer, Green street

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

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