Distances – 5 miles E. of Worcester, and 7½ S. of Droitwich.
Population – In 1901, 51. Acreage, 660.
Postal Information – Letters are received through Worcester, and arrive about 8.30 a.m. Upton Snodsbury is the nearest telegraph office. Worcester (London Road) is the nearest money order office. Postal orders are issued and paid at Spetchley. Post town, Worcester.
Parish Church (St. Michael’s) – Rev. R. C. Bates, M.A., rector; Frederick Clarke and George Mitchell, Churchwardens; William Summerton, Parish Clerk.
Bates Rev. Raymond Cooper, M.A. (rector), The Rectory
Bourne William, Churchill wood
Clarke Fdk., farmer, Lower Townsend farm
Hemming Frank, coal merchant
Holt Thomas, miller
Jackson Geo., farmer, Upper Townsend farm
Moule Herbert, farm bailiff
Summerton William, parish clerk
Source: Littlebury’s Directory of Worcester & District. Tenth Edition. Printed and Published by Littlebury & Company, The Worcester Press, Worcester. 1905.