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Local and Trade Directories


Original document


Kelly’s Directory of Herefordshire and Shropshire

Place name:

St Margarets




Trades and professions named in St Margarets include:

Blacksmith: William Davies

Butcher: William Powell

Carpenter: Edmund Lewis

Carrier: Thomas Fleet

Cowkeeper: Jessie Burcher, George Boulton, William Prosser, Elizabeth Gwilliam

Innkeeper: John William Reece [Sun Inn]

Parish clerk: John W Reece

Shopkeeper: Thomas Howard

Vicar: Reverend John Frederick Walwyn Trumper [since 1895]

Wheelwright: Edmund Lewis

Mentions property called:

Bevan Place [William Cole]

Coedpoath [Isaac Mapp]

Crossway [William Powell]

Dolward [David Gwilliam]

Fair Oak [John Kedward]

Gilvach [James Price]

Gilver court [Thomas Lewis]

Haines Place [Edmund Lewis]

Iron Pear tree [Mary Williams]

Llannon [William Pritchard]

Lower House [Thomas Gwillim]

Lower Llanon [Joseph Hughes]

Murdie [George Seabourne, George Severn]

Newfield [Morgan Lloyd]

Old Farm [Thomas Fletcher]

Old Tarn Cot [George Boulton]

Park farm [John Morgan]

Tanhouse [Alford James]

Tannaverrow [William Prosser]

The Corner [Arthur Watkins]

Trecadavor [James Powell]

Trevaker (?Trefecca) [George Cole]

Upper Fermbreede [Thomas Seabourne]

Walters place [John Watkins]

An image of the full 1895 Kelly’s Directory entry for St Margarets is given below.


Local farmers are named. The area, population, rateable value, main crops, geology, county court arrangements and other details of the Parish are given. The architecture of the church is described. Henry Randolph Trafford is Lord of the Manor; he and Herbert Howorth Wood and the Marquess of Abergavenny are chief 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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