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Peterchurch, Herefordshire - Trade Directory, 1862

Extract from Trade Directory of Herefordshire, 1862

Transcription by Richard Lane © 2002


PETERCHURCH is a parish and a large village 12 miles west from Hereford, 9 from Pontrilas Station on the West Midland Railway, and 9 from Hay, pleasantly situated on the River Dore in the Golden Valley. The Church dedicated to St. Peter is a handsome edifice, with spire and tower in the Norman style. The living is a vicarage, worth £327 per annum, with residence. There are chapels for Baptist, Wesleyans, and Primitive Methodists, and a National School for boys and girls. The population in 1851 was 730, and the area is 5,089 acres.-SNODHILL is a hamlet in this parish

Clergy and Gentry
Armitage Rev,---, Brathwaite Camp, Mr., The Cottage
Blackstone, W,. Esq. Jones, Rev. Morgan, Crossway
Trades and Professions
Bishop John, farmer, Lower Willbrook Jones Jeremiah, shoemaker
Clelan William, farmer, Trenant Matthews Samuel, farmer, Wellbrook
Davies John, farmer, Penland and Hinton Medlicott John, farmer, Hinton Court
Davies Richard, "Crown Inn" Merrick, Charles, blacksmith
Davis Thomas, Blacksmith Morgan George, shopkeeper & wheelwright
Davis William, Shoemaker Page Joseph, harness maker
Evans William, miller, Snodhill Mill Pearce Thomas, farmer, Snodhill Court
Garratt William, "Bolton Arms Inn" Powell James, shopkeeper
Garratt William, farmer, Urishay Castle Powell John, Carrier
Goodwin Thomas, farmer, Wilmastone Preece Charles & William C., farmers, New Lodge
Howell Matthew, Farmer, Price J., farmer
Howell, Richard, Farmer Pritchard John, shopkeeper
Hughes Thomas, shoemaker Prosser William, farmer
Jenkins John, chemist and druggist, Crossway Seal George, Miller, Trenant Mill
Jenkins Thomas, farmer, Snodhill Serrall John Gilbert, Dragon's Pool
Jenkins William, draper and grocer, Crossway Williams George, farmer
Jones George, farmer Williams William, farmer, Snodhill

   Letters through Hereford, which is the nearest Money-order Office.

[Transcribed by Richard Lane in December 2002
from an original edition of this 1862 Trade Directory in Hereford Central Library]