1855 Post Office Directory

GENTRY
Thomas Carter esq.
Mr John Casher
Mr Thomas Chrisdee
Rev Carrington Ley, M.A. (vicar)
Charles James Radclyff esq., Hyde
John Compton Saunders, esq.
Capt. Francis Shaddock
Mr Francis Shepherd
Rev Jas Wood (Independent minister)

TRADERS
William Barnes, shopkeeper
William Bascombe, farmer
Job Battrick, shoemaker
Mrs Jane Besent, shopkeeper
William Besent, farmer
John Bevercomb, shopkeeper
William Biles, blacksmith
Philip Bishop, saddler, harness maker & shopkeeper
James Bullen, carpenter
Henry Case, grocer & draper
George Chard, tailor
John Davis, saddler & harness maker
George Dibben, butcher, farmer & beer retailer
Thomas Dowden, farmer
Mrs Mary Ann Dowland, shopkeeper & postmistress
Thomas Forss, farmer
Edward Patten Galpin, registrar of births & deaths & relieving officer for BR district.
Mrs Jane Galton, carpenter & beer retailer
William Galton, carpenter
Mrs Elizabeth Gould, beer retailer
John Hemmings, farmer, Doddings
Edward Hibbs, grocer, draper & smith
Richard Henry Hibbs, butter factor
Mrs Sarah Hillier, Royal Oak
Robert Hoare, bricklayer
Henry House, carpenter
Charles Jesty, railroad contractor & surveyor of roads
George Joiner, carrier & shopkeeper
Charles Lane, tailor
Henry Lane, shoemaker
John Miller, farmer
Joseph Hamilton Mundell, grocer, ironmonger & agent to the London Mutual Life office
Thomas Nott, surgeon
James Poore, carpenter
Robert Purchase, farmer
John Ricketts, shoemaker
George Russell, miller
Thomas Satchell, grocer, painter & plumber
John Scutt, farmer & miller
Richard Scutt, farmer, Stockley
Richd. Scutt, miller, Chamberlain's mill
William Scutt, brewer & farmer
William Scutt, farmer, Philliols
Miss Louisa Shepherd, day & boarding school
Thomas Shepherd, bricklayer
Thomas Spear, farmer
Henry Stroud, day school & agent to the National Guardian fire & life office
Thomas Stickland, shoemaker
Mrs Rebecca Taylor, boarding school
William Bickford Taylor, excise officer
Richard Toomer, farmer
John Vallis, Drax's Arms & inland revenue office
John Vincent, bricklayer
John Vivian, farmer
Wm. Wallbridge, cooper & shopkeeper
James Welch, shoemaker
John Whennell, carpenter
Mrs Tabitha White & Sons, farmers
Harry White, farmer
Mrs Tabitha White, beer retailer
John Woolfreys, shoemaker
Samuel Woolfreys, farmer

POST OFFICE
Mrs Mary Ann Dowland, receiver.
The nearest money order office is at Wareham

INSURANCE AGENTS
London Mutual Life - Joseph Hamilton Mundell
National Guardian Life & Fire - Henry Stroud
Phoenix - Thomas W. Shittler

SCHOOLS
Charity School - Robert Rolls, master