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Local and Trade Directories


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Post Office Directory

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Trades and professions named in Cusop include:

Artist: Thomas Lindsay

Clerk: Walter Winstone

Curate: Reverend Kearsey Morgan

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

Mason: George Price

Miller: Baldwin Boucher [? Dollas Mill]

Rector: Reverend D Rodney Murray

Shoemaker: Hugh Morgan

Solicitor: Thomas James

Mentions property called:  

Blaenan [John Williams]

Cooper’s Hall [Mrs Street]

Dolace Cottage [Thomas Lindsay]

Llydiart-y-Wain [William Stokes]

Nant-y Glas-Dwr [William Wellings & James Thomas]

Nelson Inn [John Howells]

Pen yr hen llan [William Thompson]

Sun Inn [George Price]

The Cottage [Rev. Kearsey Thomas]

Ty Coch [John Newman]

Tyllyshope [Edward Meredith]

An image of the 1856 Post Office Directory entry for Cusop is given below.


Area, population and geology of the parish are given. The architecture of the church is described.

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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