Crowle with Sale Green Littleburys Worcester Directory 1905

Distances – 5 miles E. of Worcester, and 6 S.E. of Droitwich.

Population – In 1901, 544. Acreage, 1656.

Postal Information – Post Office, George Salisbury, Sub-Postmaster. Letters and parcels arrive by messenger from Worcester at 7. 15 a.m.; despatched thereto at 6.55 p.m. on week-days, and at 10.30 a.m. on Sundays. Upton Snodsbury is the nearest telegraph office. Worcester is the nearest money order office and post town. Letters for Sale Green are received through Droitwich. Postal orders issued and paid here. Letter-box at Sale Green cleared at 6.30 p.m. Letter-box near the Rectory cleared at 6.30 p.m. week-days only.

Parish Church (St. John The Baptist) – Rev. John Bamber, M.A., Vicar; Paul Martin and A. W. Gadesden, Churchwardens, Messrs. Griffin, Gibbs, Gwilt, White, and Dr. Liptrot, Sidesmen; Edward Griffin, Organist and Parish Clerk; A. Young, Sexton.

Elementary School (boys, girls, and infants) – Edward Griffin. Master.

Police Station – Frank H. Barrett, Constable.

Carriers to Worcester – Samuel Edward Wilks on Wednesdays and Saturdays; stops at the Plough Inn, Silver Street; James Andrews on Wednesdays and Saturdays; stops at the Turk’s Head Inn, Lowesmoor.


Allcott Edward W., beer retailer (out-door), Sale green

Andrews James, carrier, Hawthorn cottage

Bamber Rev. John, M.A., (vicar of Crowle and rector of Broughton Hackett), Vicarage

Barrett F. H., police constable

Best Jno. Elliot, Little white house farm

Bolton Miss, Oak house

Cooper Alfred Samuel, builder

Cooper George, blacksmith and farrier, and at Whittington

Cooper Samuel, farmer, Old farm

Crocker Edwin, farmer, New Chequers farm and Friezland farm

Cross Adam, butcher, Crowle green

Faulkner Arthur Henry, farmer, Crowle green farm and Bleak House farm

Gibbs William, farmer, White house

Green W. J., Old Chequers Inn

Griffin Edward, schoolmaster, parish clerk, and organist, School house

Gwilt Mrs. Ann, farmer, Crowle court

Hanson Solomon, threshing machine propr.

Hencher William, baker, beer retailer (out-door), Crowle house

Houghton James, boot and shoe maker

Liptrot Dr. W., The Bleak house

Loxley Alfred, Fox Inn, Sale green

Martin Paul, farmer, Kemerton villa

Mole James, market gardener, New house

Phipps Henry, farmer, The Mordaunts

Salisbury Geo., sub-postmaster, Post office

Till George, blacksmith and farrier

Tyler Frederick, carpenter, Sale green

Wasley Mrs. Mary, baker and shopkeeper

Wilks Edward Samuel, carrier and haulier

Wilks Henry, shopkeeper; res., Hi[m]bleton

Wilks Joseph, butcher, baker, and grocer, The Green

Wythes Joseph, farmer, Commandery farm and Hunt’s farm; and steward for Capt. Castle, Rectory farm

Froxmer court – Void

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

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