Malvern Link Billings Directory of Worcestershire 1855

Malvern Link is situate about a mile from Great Malvern, and is partly in that parish, and partly in that of Leigh.

The Church, dedicated to St. Matthias, is a small, neat building, of recent erection. Rev. Acton Davies, Incumbent; Rev. Thomas Chattaway, Curate; Mr. John Randle, clerk. Service – 11 a.m. and 3 30p.m.

The is a small Chapel belonging to the Lady Huntingdon’s connection. No stated minister. Service – 11 a.m. and 6 30 p.m.

There is a small National School, supported by contributions and the children’s payments. Miss C. Jones, Mistress. Average number of scholars, 70.

There is also a School in connection with Lady Huntingdon’s chapel. Miss Fillmore, Mistress. Average number of scholars, 40.


Allen Mr. John, Rosendale House

Candler Captain, Sunny Lodge

Candler Mr. George, Ivy Cottage

Chattaway Rev. T., Curate of the Link Church, Alma Villa

Cowcher Mrs., Swinmore House

Crocome Mr. James, Pine cottage

Cummins Mrs., Rose Villa

Davies Mrs., Summer Villa

Davies Mr. Daniel, Laban Villa

Greentree Mr. Thomas, Flora Villa

Hyde Mr. J. B., Link Lodge

Jenkins Captain Geo., Link Tower Lodge

Lowe The Misses, Summerville House

Lumb Rev. John, Congregational Minister, Eastnor House

Morton James, Esq., Link elm

Prosser Mr. S. W., Lypiatt Lodge

Stephenson C. D., Esq., The Hollies

Thorn Rev. William, The Laurels

Wall Mrs. E., St Ann’s Hill

Willan Mrs., Chestnut Villa

Bennett R., Executors of, victualler, Royal Oak

Berry Thomas, victualler, Nag’s Head

Bowcut Thomas, shopkeeper

Briant Mr., lodging-house keeper, Douro Villa

Bullock Mary, shopkeeper

Cowley William, butcher

Dalley John, shopkeeper

Dance Thomas, lodging-house keeper, Arden Cottage

Day Elizabeth, lodging-house keeper, Zoar House

Doidge William, lodging-house keeper

Fulwell David, lodging-house keeper, Beauchamp Cottage

Garbutt Thomas, bricklayer and lodging-house keeper, Berwick Lodge

Gurney James, and Co., coach builders

Harding Louisa, lodging-house keeper, Coburg Place

Harrop John W., brewer, Link Brewery

Herbert Charles, confectioner

Hinds Robert E., veterinary surgeon

Hinds Rebecca, stay maker

Jeffries Frances, Berlin repository, Apley Cottage

Jones Charles D., clerk, Eastnor Villa

Jones Henry, boot and shoe maker, Pulchella cottage

Jones Mrs., lodging-house keeper, Lyttelton House

Jones Richard, lodging-house keeper, Nord Vue Cottage

Langford John, beer retailer, Yew Tree

Langley Samuel, baker and shopkeeper

Layton Mary, lodging-house keeper, Laburnum Cottage

Lippit George, plasterer

Load Thos., lodging-house keeper, Shrawley House

Mansell Joseph, farmer

McCann Cecil, beer retailer, Lygon Arms

McCann James, farmer, Albert Villa

Neesom James, tailor

Peplow Richard, saddler

Perkins Henry, lodging-house keeper, Beauchamp Cottage

Preen George, upholsterer and lodging-house keeper, Roselle House

Reynolds William, lodging-house keeper, Swinmore Villa

Rowberry Harvey, beer retailer, Royal Oak

Sefton Thomas, shopkeeper

Simpson Caroline F., lodging-house keeper, Lebanon villa

Smart William, builder

Sutton Thomas, builder, Holly Cottage

Taylor George, plumber and glazier

Taylor John, blacksmith

Taylor William, tailor

Thomas Abel, farmer, licensed to let horses and flies

Towndrow William, grocer and draper, agent to the Royal Exchange Insurance Company, commercial house

Varney John, lodging-house keeper, Field Cottage, and Gothic Cottage

Whitwell Mrs., boarding-school mistress, and lodging-house keeper, Belle Villa

Wilden William, tailor

Branch Post Office – Mr. William King, Sub-Postmaster. Delivery, 8 30 a.m.; despatch, 8 30 p.m.

Source: Billings Directory of Worcestershire 1855

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