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Cassey: History, Topography & Directory of Herefordshire

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Trades and professions named in Cusop include:

Curate: Reverend Kearsey Thomas

Innkeeper: John Howells, Nelson Inn; George Price, Sun Inn

Mason: George Price

Miller: Baldwin Boucher

Solicitor: Thomas James

Mentions property called:

Bleanan [John Williams]

Dolace Cottage [Thomas Lindsay]

Llydiat-y-Wain [William Stokes]

Nant-y Glas-Dwr [William Wellings]

Nelson Inn [John Howells]

Sun Inn [George Price]

Ty Coch [John Newman]

Tyllyshope [Edward Meredith]

An image of the 1858 Cassey Directory entry for Cusop is given below.


Population, area and geology of the parish is described. Reference is made to commons, which ‘will soon be enclosed’.

This directory is not comprehensive in its coverage of all farms and commercial premises in the parish at the time. Also, in the transcribed lists of properties that are named, spellings in the original have sometimes been amended to reflect more common usage. In case of doubt please refer to the image of the original entry.

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