Parish of Broadwinsor

JG Harrod and CO's Postal and Commercial Directory of Dorset & Wiltshire 1865

 

BROAD WINSOR a parish and liberty 3 miles N.W. from Beaminster, and 11 N.E. from Lyme Regis, in the union of Beaminster.  The living is a vicarage, value 750, with 7 acres of glebe land and residence.  The Rev. Solomon Caesar MALAN, M.A., is the incumbent.  The church is dedicated to St. John the Baptist.  There is a large National School, also a chapel for Independents.  There are charities of the annual value of 35.  A large trade is carried on here in sailcloth. The population in 1861 was 1,538; the acreage, 6,214.  Lewesdown and Pillesdon hills are conspicuous seamarks, both in this parish, the former being 940 feet above the level of the sea, and the latter 920.

CHILDHAY is a tithing, 2 1/2 miles N.W.; Little Winsor, a tithing, 1 1/2 mile N.; Drimpton, a tithing, and Dibberford, a tithing 2 miles N.E., with brickfields.

BLACKDOWN is 2 1/2 miles W.  There is an unendowed chapel of ease, with a National School attached.

POSTAL REGULATIONS. - Joseph PICKARD, receiver.  Letters from Beaminster arrive at 9.30 a.m.; dispatched at 3.30

pm.  Money-orders are granted and paid at this office.  Post-office Savings Bank.  Post town, Beaminster.

Receiving House - Birdsmoregate; Joseph DAVIS receiver.  Letters from Crewkerne arrive at 11 a.m.; dispatched at 2 p.m.

CARRIER - Charles NEWMAN, from Bridport, passes through to Chard on Monday; returns on Tuesday.

BROAD WINSOR

Surname

First Names

Occupation

Location

JONES Mr

I

 

 

MALAN Rev

Solomon Caesar, M.A

Vicar

 

 

 

 

 

COMMERCIAL

BENTLEY

Isaac

Farmer

Castle Wood

BISHOP

John

Parish Clerk

 

BISHOP

Thomas

Farmer

Swilletts

BRYANT

Wm

Farmer

Racedown

COREN

Wm

Master of National School

 

CREED

Thomas

Farmer

 

DAUNCEY

Frederick Thomas

Auctioneer

 

DAVY

John

Farmer

Horn Park

DOMMETT

William

Farmer

 

DOWNE

Charles

Farmer

 

EDWARDS

John

Blacksmith

 

ENGLAND

Thomas

Farmer

 

GENGE

William

Farmer

 

GREENING

John

Shopkeeper

 

HALLETT

John

Tailor

 

HARRISON

Charles

White Lion Inn

 

HAYDON and Co., flax spinners and merchants, Greenham mills.

 

HOLT

Thos., sen

Mason

 

HOLT

Thos., jun

Shoemaker

 

JEFFERY

Henry

Shopkeeper

 

JEFFRY

John

Baker

 

JOHNSTONE

George

Farmer

Knapp

KERSLAKE

John

Harness Maker

 

MAJOR

John

Butcher

 

PERRY Mrs

Jemima

Cooper & Cross Keys

 

PERRY

Wm. R.,

Cooper & George Inn

 

PICKARD

Joseph

Grocer, Draper and Postmaster

 

READ

Samuel

Farmer

Wheatley

READER

John

Baker

 

SAMSON

Joseph

Farmer

 

SHOTTLER

Richard

Butcher

 

SLADE

Edward

Shopkeeper

 

SLADE

Elias

Carpenter and Builder

 

SMITH

Jonas

Shoemaker and Parish Clerk

 

SMITH

Robert

Farmer

Wood Farm

STUDLEY

Joseph S

Sailcloth Manufacturer

 

SYMES

Joseph

Mason

 

TRUMP Mrs

 

Farmer

Causeway

WAKLEY

George

Registrar of Births and Deaths and Relieving Officer

 

WRIGHT

John

Farmer

Childhay Farm

 

 

 

 

LITTLE WINSOR

BRYANT

John

Farmer

 

WHITE

John

Farmer

 

 

 

 

 

DRIMPTON

STOCKDALE

Charles Jean Esq

 

 

 

 

 

 

BOND

William

Farmer

 

CHUBB

Charles

New Inn and Cooper

 

CREED

Samuel

Farmer

 

HARDY

Nathaniel

Farmer

 

LOWMAN

Hugh P

Farmer

Axe Farm

READ

Emily

Shopkeeper

 

REED

Thomas

Beer Retailer

 

ROBINS

Benjamin

Shoemaker

 

SHUTLER

Henry

Farmer

 

SHUTLER

William

Farmer

 

SYMS

John

Blacksmith

 

WAKLEY

David

Shopkeeper

 

 

 

 

 

BLACKDOWN

PINNEY

John Azariah Esq

 

 

 

 

 

 

BOWDITCH

Miss Jane

Shopkeeper

 

CLIFT

William

Blacksmith

 

 

 

 

 

BIRDSMORE GATE

DAVIS

Joseph

Carpenter and Postmaster

 

STANTON

William

Rose and Crown Inn

 

 

 

 

 

DIBBERFORD

LEGG

William

Farmer

 

WAKLEY

Charles

Farmer

 

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