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Help and advice for Peterchurch, Extract from E.C. Lascelles Directory of Herefordshire, 1851

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

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

Transcription by Richard Lane © 2002


PETERCHURCH, an extensive parish, situated twelve miles W. from Hereford, on the Hay road, on the banks of the Dore, in the golden Valley; in the vicinity are the ruins of Snodhill Castle, also Uris-Hay Castle, the seat of T. De-lahay, Esq.

   THE CHURCH is a handsome stone edifice, with tower and lofty steeple, containing six bells. In the church may be seen a piece of rude sculpture, representing a trout with a gold chain round its neck, said to have been taken in the River Dore, from which the celebrated Valley derives its name. The Rev. Brathwaite Armitage, Vicar; Mr John Howard, Clerk and Sexton. Services - 11 a.m. and 3 p.m.

   BAPTIST CHAPEL. No stated Minister. Services - 10.30 a.m. and 6 p.m.

   WESLEYAN METHODIST CHAPEL Supplied by Circuit Preachers. Services - 10.30 a.m.

Armitage Rev. Brathwaite, M.A., Vicar, Vicarage
Davies Mr. Castle farm
Jenkins Rev. W. J., Curate
Jones Rev. Morgan, Vicar of St. Margaret's, &c., Cross Way


Ball Isaac, Police Officer Jones Joseph, farmer, Old Hay
Ball Thomas, Cider retailer Maddox James, farmer, Hinton
Barrett Jeremiah, farmer, Hinton Maddox Wm., corn miller, Trenant Mill
Davis John, farmer, Hinton Maddox Wm., farmer
Davis Thomas & Robert, blacksmith Maddy Wm., farmer, Wilmerstone
Davis William, shoemaker Matthews Samuel, farmer, Well Brook
Dod Wm., farmer, New Lodge Matthews Thomas, farmer, Oakley
Eckley John, farmer, Upper Well Brook Medlicote John, farmer, Hinton Court
Evans, Wm., miller, Snodhill Merrick Charles, blacksmith
Garrett Wm., farmer Morgan George, Police Officer
Gwin John, victualler, Bolton Arms Morgan George, shopkeeper, wheelwright, and timber dealer
Hancorn Wm., grocer and timber sealer Pearce Thomas, farmer, Snodhill
Howard John, jun., victualler, Crown Powell James, Grocer and draper
Howard John, sen., beer retailer, wheelwright, Clerk and Sexton Powell John, carrier to Hereford, Wed. & Sat.
Howells Matthew, farmer, Coombe Price Thomas, grocer
Hughes Thomas, shoemaker Serrall John, farmer, Dragon's Pool
Jenkins John, chemist and druggist, Cross Way Williams George, farmer, New House
Jenkins Thomas, farmer, Snodhill Williams Wm., farmer, Snodhill
Jenkins Wm., grocer and draper, Cross Way Winter, Grocer
Jones Jeremiah, shoemaker  


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