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


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

Transcription by Richard Lane © 2002


PENCOMBE is a parish of considerable extent, situated four miles W.S.W. from Bromyard.

   THE CHURCH is an old structure, with square tower. The Rev. H. B. Domville, M.A., Rector; Messrs. John Jones and Thomas Baker, Churchwardens; Mr. Richard Hall, Clerk. Services - 11 a.m. and 3 p.m.

   There is a chapel of ease at Marston. The Rev. James Archibald, curate. Services - 11 a.m.

   There is also a National School in the village, Average number of scholars, 30. Mrs. Yapp. Mistress.

Archibald Rev. James, M.A., Marston Lander Farmer, New House
Domville Rev. Henry Barry, M.A., rector, Rectory Lawrence Charles, beer retailer and wheelwright
Baker Thomas, farmer, Sparrington Mason Nicholas, farmer, Bitterley
Banford Samuel, wheelwright Mason Richard, farmer, Pen Mill
Colley James, farmer, Maidenhide Maund George, farmer, Dorston
Collier Thomas, mason Owen John, tailor
Devereux Henry, farmer, Stone Lodge Owen Thomas, farmer
Goode William, farmer, Pencombe Court Parker William, farmer, Sidnall
Grosvenor John, farmer, Fish Pool Perry Thomas, boot and shoemaker
Gurney Richard, blacksmith Pitt Thomas, farmer, sidnall
Holder John, farmer, Higville Seaborn Francis, Victualler, Huntsman Tavern
Jones Benjamin, cider retailer Turberfield William, blacksmith
Jones Edward, farmer, Nash Williams, John, farmer, marsh Court
Lambert Henry, farmer, Wootton Winners John, farmer, Marston

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