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1939

    Kelly's 1885 Directory

Woodbury Hill Fair held 21 & 22 September 1881 Population 1542 inc 258 at Milborne Stileham Parish Clerk, John Lane Post, Money Order & Telegraph Office & Savings Bank Henry   Charles   Jenkins,   sub-postmaster.   Letters   received   through   Wareham;   delivery   commences   at   7.15am   &   2.40pm   &   dispatched   at   10.55am   & 6.10pm, sundays 10.25am. Pillar Box, Bere Heath, cleared at 5pm week days only     Insurance Agent: County Fire & Provident Life; George Hibbs     Cemetery; William Bullen, clerk to the Burial Board     Reading Room; James Davis, secretary PUBLIC OFFICERS     Registrar of Births & Deaths, Clerk to the Burial Board & Relieving Officer for the Bere Regis district; William Bullen     Assistant Overseer & Collector of Rates & Taxes; Henry Clark Galton, Wareham. SCHOOLS             National   (boys),   Barrow   Hill,   founded   in   1719   by   Thomas   Williams   Esq   and   placed   under   government   inspection   in   1870   &   enlarged   about   the same time for 98 children; average attendance, 36; partly supported by Williams' charity; Charles Hiscock, master.     Shitterton, for 156 children; average attendance, 70; Miss Emma Huse, mistress; Miss Mary Ann Skuse, infant's mistress.     Bere Heath (mixed), built in 1875 for 58 children; average attendance, 36; Miss Emma Horth, mistress. CARRIERS TO:-     Blandford - Mrs Selina Day, tues & fri     Dorchester - Mrs Selina Day, wed & sat     Poole - Mrs Selina Day, mon & thurs     Wareham - Mrs Selina Day, tues PRIVATE RESIDENTS     Miss Dowden, Snow Hill     Miss Gallop, West Street     Mrs Galpin, West Street     Montague John Guest MP, JP, DL, The Retreat & 3 Savil Row, London W     John Henning, West Street     Charles Jesty, North Street     Rev John Frere Langford, MA (vicar)     Francis Daniel Lys, White Lovington     Charles James Radclyffe, JP, Hyde House     William Fredk Radclyffe, Woodlands     John R.F. Ross (Congregational), The Manse     Mrs Sibley, Butt Lane     Rev Richard Plowman Wing BA, (curate) COMMERCIAL     Thomas Aplin, butcher     James Arnold, Drax's Arms P.H.     Charles Bascombe, farmer, Court Farm     Walter Beckingham, brick & tile maker, and at Harfoot Lane, Anstey     Charles Besent, farmer, Shitterton Farm     James Bevercomb, pork butcher, poulterer, and shopkeeper, West Street     John White Boswell, painter, Photographer &c     Stephen Brown, plumber     William Bullen, registrar etc, Shitterton     James Bullen, carpenter, Shitterton     John Burt, farmer     Cemetery (William Bullen, clerk)     Samuel Cobb, farmer     Fredk. Cole, miller(water), West mill     James Davis, carpenter     Matthew Davis, carpenter     Mrs Selina Day, carrier     George Dibben, farmer     Thomas Edward Dowden, farmer, Roke farm     William George, Royal Oak P.H.     John Hallett, watch & clock maker, jeweller and fancy dealer.     William Fredk. Henning, farmer, Doddings     George Hibbs, grocer, draper & provision dlr     Henry Hoare, farmer, Lane end     Harvey House, carpenter     Robert House, carpenter & shopkeeper     James Janes, harness maker     Henry Charles Jenkins, tailor, woollen draper, hatter, stationer & fancy goods dealer & Post Office.     Henry Robert Jesty, farmer, Filiols     John Josia Johnson, brewer & maltster     Joseph Kalloway, butcher     Richard Amos Kellaway, blacksmith, machinist &c     John Lane, boot & shoe maker, North Street     John Lane, boot & shoe maker, Shitterton     Mrs Martha Lane, grocer & draper     James Lockyer, thatcher, North Street     Daniel Francis     Francis Daniel Lys, surgeon & medical officer     Thomas Marsh, farmer, West Street     George Miller, machine owner     John Miller, farmer & machine owner     Thomas Miller, farmer, Rye Hill J.H. Mundell & Co. grocers, ironmongers, provision dealers &c & agents for W & A. Gilbey, wine & spirit merchants.     Alfred Nutbeen, butcher, Bere Heath     James Nutbeen, dairyman, Stockley     Reading Room (James Davis sec.)     Fredk Ricketts, boot and shoe ma., North Street     George Russell, farmer     Herbert George Russell, baker & grocer     Miss Ellen E. Scutt, preparatory school     Edwin Shave, wheelwright, timber dealer &c     Charles Sheppard, bricklayer     George Sheppard, builder     William Clench Sheppard, bilder     Roger Strange, miller (water) & farmer; Chamberlain's mill     Henry Tozer, farmer     James Welch, baker
© Bere Regis Village  2003  -  2017

Village Trade Directories 1830 -

1939

Bere Regis Village Website

    Kelly's 1885 Directory

Woodbury Hill Fair held 21 & 22 September 1881 Population 1542 inc 258 at Milborne Stileham Parish Clerk, John Lane Post, Money Order & Telegraph Office & Savings Bank Henry    Charles    Jenkins,    sub-postmaster.    Letters    received    through Wareham;   delivery   commences   at   7.15am   &   2.40pm   &   dispatched   at 10.55am   &   6.10pm,   sundays   10.25am.   Pillar   Box,   Bere   Heath,   cleared at 5pm week days only     Insurance Agent: County Fire & Provident Life; George Hibbs     Cemetery; William Bullen, clerk to the Burial Board     Reading Room; James Davis, secretary PUBLIC OFFICERS             Registrar   of   Births   &   Deaths,   Clerk   to   the   Burial   Board   &   Relieving Officer for the Bere Regis district; William Bullen             Assistant   Overseer   &   Collector   of   Rates   &   Taxes;   Henry   Clark Galton, Wareham. SCHOOLS             National   (boys),   Barrow   Hill,   founded   in   1719   by   Thomas   Williams Esq    and    placed    under    government    inspection    in    1870    &    enlarged about   the   same   time   for   98   children;   average   attendance,   36;   partly supported by Williams' charity; Charles Hiscock, master.             Shitterton,   for   156   children;   average   attendance,   70;   Miss   Emma Huse, mistress; Miss Mary Ann Skuse, infant's mistress.                 Bere    Heath    (mixed),    built    in    1875    for    58    children;    average attendance, 36; Miss Emma Horth, mistress. CARRIERS TO:-     Blandford - Mrs Selina Day, tues & fri     Dorchester - Mrs Selina Day, wed & sat     Poole - Mrs Selina Day, mon & thurs     Wareham - Mrs Selina Day, tues PRIVATE RESIDENTS     Miss Dowden, Snow Hill     Miss Gallop, West Street     Mrs Galpin, West Street             Montague   John   Guest   MP,   JP,   DL,   The   Retreat   &   3   Savil   Row, London W     John Henning, West Street     Charles Jesty, North Street     Rev John Frere Langford, MA (vicar)     Francis Daniel Lys, White Lovington     Charles James Radclyffe, JP, Hyde House     William Fredk Radclyffe, Woodlands     John R.F. Ross (Congregational), The Manse     Mrs Sibley, Butt Lane     Rev Richard Plowman Wing BA, (curate) COMMERCIAL     Thomas Aplin, butcher     James Arnold, Drax's Arms P.H.     Charles Bascombe, farmer, Court Farm     Walter Beckingham, brick & tile maker, and at Harfoot Lane, Anstey     Charles Besent, farmer, Shitterton Farm             James   Bevercomb,   pork   butcher,   poulterer,   and   shopkeeper,   West Street     John White Boswell, painter, Photographer &c     Stephen Brown, plumber     William Bullen, registrar etc, Shitterton     James Bullen, carpenter, Shitterton     John Burt, farmer     Cemetery (William Bullen, clerk)     Samuel Cobb, farmer     Fredk. Cole, miller(water), West mill     James Davis, carpenter     Matthew Davis, carpenter     Mrs Selina Day, carrier     George Dibben, farmer     Thomas Edward Dowden, farmer, Roke farm     William George, Royal Oak P.H.     John Hallett, watch & clock maker, jeweller and fancy dealer.     William Fredk. Henning, farmer, Doddings     George Hibbs, grocer, draper & provision dlr     Henry Hoare, farmer, Lane end     Harvey House, carpenter     Robert House, carpenter & shopkeeper     James Janes, harness maker             Henry   Charles   Jenkins,   tailor,   woollen   draper,   hatter,   stationer   & fancy goods dealer & Post Office.     Henry Robert Jesty, farmer, Filiols     John Josia Johnson, brewer & maltster     Joseph Kalloway, butcher     Richard Amos Kellaway, blacksmith, machinist &c     John Lane, boot & shoe maker, North Street     John Lane, boot & shoe maker, Shitterton     Mrs Martha Lane, grocer & draper     James Lockyer, thatcher, North Street     Daniel Francis     Francis Daniel Lys, surgeon & medical officer     Thomas Marsh, farmer, West Street     George Miller, machine owner     John Miller, farmer & machine owner     Thomas Miller, farmer, Rye Hill J.H.    Mundell    &    Co.    grocers,    ironmongers,    provision    dealers    &c    & agents for W & A. Gilbey, wine & spirit merchants.     Alfred Nutbeen, butcher, Bere Heath     James Nutbeen, dairyman, Stockley     Reading Room (James Davis sec.)     Fredk Ricketts, boot and shoe ma., North Street     George Russell, farmer     Herbert George Russell, baker & grocer     Miss Ellen E. Scutt, preparatory school     Edwin Shave, wheelwright, timber dealer &c     Charles Sheppard, bricklayer     George Sheppard, builder     William Clench Sheppard, bilder     Roger Strange, miller (water) & farmer; Chamberlain's mill     Henry Tozer, farmer     James Welch, baker