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


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

Transcription by Richard Lane © 2002


WITHINGTON a large parish, is situated about five miles N.E. from Hereford.

   The church is a fine old building, with massive tower and tall well-proportioned spire. The Rev. Wm. Gretton, M.A., Rector; Mr. John Jauncey, churchwarden; Mr. John Norman, Clerk. Services - 11 a.m. and 3.15 p.m.

   THE Baptist Chapel is a handsome stone building, with Minister's House attached. The Rev. John Ramsey, Minister. Services - 10.30 a.m. and 6 p.m.

   There is a Baptist School attached to the Chapel. The Rev. John Ramsey, Master.

   There is also a Free School in the parish, well supported. Average number of scholars, 30. Elizabeth Barber, Mistress.

Gretton Rev., Wm. M.A., Rector, Rectory
Palmer Miss, Green Tree
Ramsey Rev., John, Baptist Minister and Schoolmaster
Apperley Wm., H., farmer Kings Wm., farmer
Bailey Joseph, boot and shoemaker Morgan Henry, farmer, Velder
Bowen James, boot and shoemaker Morgan James, farmer, Nunnington
Bowen Richard, tailor Norman John, boot and shoemaker
Carver Thomas, tailor Pitt Wm., farmer, Stone House
Corbett Wm., wheelwright Plain Wm., farmer
Dallow Wm., beer retailer, Old Cross Keys Price John, farmer, West Lydiatt
Davis Elizabeth, farmer, Withington Court Ragster John, shopkeeper
Dowsing Francis, farmer, Little Thingell Ragster Wm., farmer, Thingell Court
Edwards Thomas, farmer, Tadpole Reece James, boot and shoemaker
Edwards Wm., cooper Sanders William, shopkeeper
Harris Martin, farmer, Church farm Smith Wm., shopkeeper
Jauncey John, farmer, Nunnington Southall John, farmer, Nunnington
Jones Wm., victualler and shopkeeper, Cross Keys Spencer John, farmer

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