Broadwinsor

Post Office Directory of Dorsetshire & Wiltshire 1849

 BROAD WINSOR or WINSOR, with the hamlets of LITTLE WINSOR, DRIMPTON, BLACKDOWN, BIRDSMORE GATE, and DIBBERFORD, is a parish and Liberty, distant 3 miles from Beaminster north-west, 9 miles north-east from Axminster,  1 north-east from Lyme Regis, and 6 miles from Crewkerne south, in the diocese of Salisbury and Beaminster Union. The living is a vicarage, value 750, with 7 acres of glebe land, in the gift of the Bishop of Salisbury; the Rev. Solomon Caesar MALAN, M.A., is the present incumbent; the Rev. John Deane HILTON, curate.  The church, dedicated to St. John the Baptist, is an ancient structure in the Gothic style, with square tower, 5 bells, and clock.  There is a large and  commodious Free school, also chapels fro Dissenters with school attached.  At BLACKDOWN there is a new church, built in the Gothic style.  There are charities of the annual value of 35.  A very extensive trade is carried on here in sail cloth.  In 1841, the population was 1680; the acreage, 5,799.  William PINNEY, Esq., M.P., and William TREVELYAN COX, Esq., are lords of the manor.  LEWESDON and PILLESDON hills are seamarks, under the name of the Cow and Calf.

GENTRY

 

 

 

Surname

First Names

Occupation

Location

 

 

 

 

CHENEY  

James

Rev.

 

DAVY

John, esq

 

 

HILTON

John Deane

Rev. Curate

 

JONES

Israel, esq

 

 

MALAN

Solomon Caesar

Rev. M.A.

 

PINNEY 

John Azariah, esq.

 

Blackdown

STOCKDALE 

Charles Jean, esq.

 

Drimpton

SYMONDS

John, esq

 

 

 

 

 

 

TRADERS

 

 

 

APLIN

William

Farmer

Drimpton

BARNES

Robert

Farmer

Drimpton

BARTLETT  

James

Farmer

Little Winsor

BARTLETT

Saml.

Miller

Little Winsor

BARTLETT

Thomas

Carpenter

 

BARTLETT

Samuel

Farmer

 

BISHOP

John

Parish Clerk

 

BISHOP

Robert

 

White Lion

BISHOP

Robert

Baker

 

BOND

William

Farmer

Drimpton

BOWDAGE

Robt

Shopkeeper

Blackdown

BUGLER

Mrs. Elizabeth

Farmer

 

BUGLER

Robert

Beer Retailer

 

CLIFT

John Warry

Baker & Blacksmith

 

CLIFT

Wm.

Smith & Shopkeeper

Blackdown

COX

Benjamin

Farmer

Dibberford

CREED

Samuel

Farmer

Drimpton

DAVIS

Joseph

Carpenter

Birdsmore Gate

DAVY

John

Farmer

 

DAVY

Joseph

Reg. Of Births and Deaths

 

DAVY

Wm.

Maltster & Butter Factor

 

EDWARDS

John

Blacksmith

 

ENGLAND

John

Draper & Post Office

 

EWENS

Wm. Daniel

Butter & Corn Fact

 

FOAN

Thomas

 

New Inn, Drimpton

GALPIN

Jas.

Butcher & Brewer

George Inn

GENGE

William

Farmer

 

GERARD

George

Farmer

Drimpton

GERARD

Mrs. Lydia

Farmer

 

GREENING

John

Shopkeeper

 

HALLETT

John

Tailor

 

HAMPSON

William

Hairdresser

 

HAYDON

Turner & Co

Flax Spinners

Drimpton

HULL

Arthur

Brick & Tile Manufacturs

 

HULL

James

Farmer

 

JEFFERY

Henry

Shopkeeper

 

JOHNSTONE

Samuel

Tallow Chandler

 

JOHNSTONE

Robert

Farmer

Drimpton

LAWRENCE

Thomas

Shoema.

Drimpton

LEGG

David

Farmer

Dibberford

MAJOR

John

Butcher

 

MAJOR

Robert

Farmer

 

NORTON

William

Farmer

Drimpton

PERRY

John

Cooper

 

PINK

John Williams

Surgeon

Blackdown

PRATT

Francis

Farmer

 

PRATT

John

Farmer

 

PRATT

Robert

Farmer

 

PRIEST

Charles

Farmer

 

PURCHASE

Edward

Farmer

 

REED

Thomas

Beer Retailer

 

ROW

James

Shopkeeper

Drimpton

SAMPSON

Joseph

Farmer

 

SMITH

John

Farmer

Birdsmore Gate

SMITH

John Azariah

Farmer

Blackdown

STANTON

Wm.

 

Rose & Crown, Birdsmore Gate

STUCKEY

George

Carpenter

Blackdown

STUDLEY

Arthur

Farmer

Little Winsor

STUDLEY

John

Sail Cloth Manufacturer

 

STUDLEY

William

Farmer

 

STUDLEY

Wm.

Farmer

Little Winsor

SYMES

Joseph

Mason

 

SYMS

John

Blacksmith

Drimpton

THOMAS

William

Farmer

 

WAKLEY

David

Blacksmith

Drimpton

WAKLEY

John

Farmer

Dibberford

WHITMORE

William

Farmer

 

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