Pigot's 1842 Directory

Woodbury Hill Fair: 18 September and 3 following days

Population, 1831 - 1170, 1841 - 1394

POST OFFICE
Joshua Gallop, post master

GENTRY AND CLERGY
Frampton
James Frampton esq, Moreton
Rev Carrington Ley, vicar
Mrs Mitchell, Watcombe
Mr Thomas Nott (surgeon)
Rev George Pickhard, Bloxworth
Rev Henry Stroud, Beer Regis

PUBLIC HOUSES
Drax's Arms - John Vivian
Royal Oak - John Casher

SHOPKEEPERS, TRADERS ETC
James Bryor Ash, carpenter
John Battrick, shoemaker
William Biles, smith
Robert Burge, grocer and draper
Thomas Case, linen draper
Mr Clinch, tailor
Thomas Cooter, registrar of birth and deaths
George Dibben, butcher & beer retailer
John Dunman, grocer and draper
Joshua Gallop, grocer
Henry Galton, cabinet maker & beer retailer
Sansom Gould, beer retailer
Thomas Gould, grocer and confectioner
Edward Hibbs, smith, & grocer and draper
Robert Hoare, bricklayer & beer retailer
George House, carpenter & shopkeeper
William Lane, shoemaker
William Northover, painter &c
Thomas Nott, surgeon
John Shave, saddler &c
Thomas Shepherd, bricklayer
John Vincent, bricklayer
William Walbridge, cooper
John Whennall, carpenter
Henry White, beer retailer
James Winsor, ironmonger
John Woolfreys, shoemaker
Samuel Woolfreys, miller

CARRIERS
William Taper, from his home to Dorchester, every Saturday. To Poole, from his home, every Monday and Thursday.