Bodenham, Extract from E.C. Lascelles Directory of Herefordshire, 1851


Extract from E.C. Lascelles Directory of Herefordshire, 1851

Transcription by Richard Lane © 2002


BODENHAM, a pretty village, situated about eight miles N. from Hereford, it contains several good houses, and has a very romantic and pleasant appearance.

   The following are its townships:- BOWLEY, MAUND MAGNA, THE MOOR, and WHITCHURCH MAUND.

   The church is a fine old structure, bearing the appearance of great antiquity. The Rev. Henry Arkwright, M.A., Vicar; Messrs. Joseph Baker and Jonathan Symmonds, Churchwardens; Mr. John Harford, Clerk. Service - 10.45 a.m. and 3 p.m.

   There is a FREE SCHOOL in the village; average number of scholars, 45. Mr. James Moreton, master.

Arkwright Rev. Henry, M.A., Vicarage
Birchill John H. Esq., Broadfield Court
Evans Rev. Elias, Wesleyan Minister, Moor
Harrison Rev. James K. Curate of Bodenham, Bank house
Perren William B. Esq., Broadfield Lodge
Baggott John, farmer, Moor Landen Thomas, farmer, The Hill
Baker Joseph, farmer, Maund Court Lewis James, farmer, Houghton
Beaman Thomas, mason, Moor Lewis James, boot and shoemaker, Maund Bryan
Bowen James, tailor Lloyd George, farmer
Burlton Thomas, farmer, Vern Longmore James, farmer, Dewdale Hop
Burnett John, farmer, Upper Maund Moreton James, Free Schoolmaster
Chamberlain William, farmer, The Farm Morvan Richard, boot and shoemaker, Maund Bryan
Clark James, farmer, New House Oven Hannah, cider retailer and shopkeeper, Whitchurch Maund
Colburn John, farmer, Bodenham court Perkins Samuel, farmer, Woodhouse
Cooper William, cider retailer Phillips Richard, farmer, Richland
Daniel Joseph, shopkeeper Pitts James, farmer
Duncan Allen, shopkeeper Saw Joseph, boot and shoemaker, Buttford
Dykes John, beer retailer, The George Steadman John, carpenter and wheelwright, Maund Bryan
Froysell Hannah, shopkeeper, Moor Strangewood James D., farmer, Upper Moor
Gibbons William, mason, Moor Symmonds Jonathan, farmer, Caldwell
Gladwin William, boot and shoe maker, Bowley Thomas George, farmer, Moor
Green Francis, victualler, England's Gate Vale Benjamin, farmer, and cider retailer, Bowley
Griffiths Daniel, surgeon, Moor Watkins James, blacksmith, Bowley
Griffiths Joseph, farmer, Millcroft Went John, blacksmith
Griffiths William, carpenter and wheelwright, Moor Williams Daniel, boot and shoemaker, Moor
Harris Henry, farmer and shopkeeper Williams James, farmer, Moor
Holt William, cider retailer, Cornett bridge Woodyatt John, surgeon
Hughes John, farmer, Moor Yeomans Richard, victualler, New Inn
Hyde Selina, farmer, Lower Broadfield  

[Transcribed by Richard Lane in November 2002
from a copy of Lascelles Directory of Herefordshire, 1851 in Hereford Central Library]