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Local and Trade Directories


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Post Office Directory of Herefordshire

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Trades and professions in Rowlestone include:

Miller: George Wall [Lower Mill]; John Watkins [Rowlston Mill]

Vicar: Reverend William Wenman

Mentions property called:

New House [Roger Williams]

Park Farm [Samuel Johnson]

Pen y worglodd [William Hoddett]

Penylan [Thomas Hoddett]

Rowlston Court [John Price]

Sunny bank [William Howell]

Vrow [Edward Lewis & George Williams]

Wigga [George Watkins]

An image of the full directory entry for Rowlestone is given below.


Local farmers are named. Colonel Scudamore is Lord of the Manor; he and Reverend G Morgan are the principal landowners.

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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