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Local and Trade Directories


Original document


Post Office Directory of Herefordshire

Place name:

St Margarets




Trades and professions in St Margarets include:

Blacksmith: Jonathan Cole

Mason: Thomas Price, James Lewis

Tailor: David Thomas

Vicar: Reverend Morgan Jones

Mentions property called:  

Fair Oak [James Watkins]

Maerdy [William Watkins]

Tanhouse [William Prosser]

The Farm [Philip Jones]

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


Local farmers are named. RW Barton is Lord of the Manor and chief landowner. There is a small charity school.

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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