Madresfield Billings Directory of Worcestershire 1855

Madresfield is a small parish, about 2 miles from Great Malvern, with a population in 1851 of 175 inhabitants.

The Church is a very neat stone edifice, but without any architectural features worthy of note. The Living is a Rectory, in the gift of Earl Beauchamp. Rev. Thomas Phillpott, Incumbent; Thomas Castle, Clerk. Service – 11 a.m. and 3 p.m.

There is a school in the parish, supported by Earl Beauchamp.


Beauchamp The Right Hon. the Earl, Madresfield Court

Phillpott Rev. Thomas, Incumbent, Rectory

Bowcott Thomas, blacksmith

Harrington Thomas, farmer and brick and tile manufacturer, Portock’s End, Dripshill Works, and at Broad Street, Worcester; house, Wick

Cobley William, farmer, Cleveload

Hill William, farmer, Portock’s End

Stone Richard, farmer

Twinberrow John, farmer

Warner William, miller and farmer

Source: Billings Directory of Worcestershire 1855

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