Extract from Kelly's Directory of Herefordshire, 1867
[Photocopy starts here] Cooper, B.A. of St. John's College, Cambridge, who resides at Stoke Prior parsonage. The population in 1851 was 199, and in 1861 the number of inhabited houses was 37, and the population 185.Return to top of page [Transcribed by Rosemary Lockie in July 2000
Postal Regulations. - Letters arrive by foot post from Leominster at 9 a.m. The letter-box is cleared at 3.40 p.m. Leominster is the nearest money-order office, and its post town.
Parish Church (St. Bartholomew). - Rev. Henry Cooper, B.A., Incumbent. John Mason, Parish Clerk.
Heygate Capt. Ed. Nicholas, R.E., Buckland Murray Major David, Oaklands Note: Unfortunately this extract is incomplete, as my photocopy did not cover all the pages of the Directory devoted to this parish. Sorry.
Bishop Edward, farmer, Lower Docklow
Bray Thomas, shoemaker
Britten Edward H., farmer, Uphampton
Britten Mrs. Susannah, Uphampton
Hagger Wade, farmer, Clark's Croft
Holloway Joseph, farmer, Hampton Wafer
Holyoake Mrs, Mary, boarding and day school for young gentlemen (Mr. Upton, manager) Docklow academy
Mason John, wheelwright, carpenter, and parish clerk
MATTHEWS JAMES, grocer and baker
Parr John, farmer, West End
Steward Charles, farmer, Lower Buckland
Steward William, farmer, Oakland
Wood Mrs. Elizabeth, King's Head Inn, blacksmith and implement maker
from a copy of Kelly's Directory of Herefordshire, 1867 in Hereford Central Library]