1876 Harrod’s Directory

The 1876 Harrod’s Directory of Bedfordshire Buckinghamshire Berkshire Oxfordshire Huntingdonshire and Northamptonshire says:



EVERSHOLT is a parish 2½ miles from Woburn and 2 from Ridgmount Railway station, in the hundred of Manshead, union of Woburn, county court district of Ampthill, diocese of Ely, arch­deaconry of Bedford and rural deanery of Fleete. The church, dedicated to St. John the Baptist, has within the last few years been thoroughly restored. The living is a rectory, annual value £500 with residence, in the gift of the Duke of Bedford. The Rev. Wm. Samuel Baker, M.A., is the rector. The Wesleyans have a chapel. There is a National school for boys, girls, and infants, James Chapman, master ; Miss Keating, mistress. The acreage is 2136, of which the chief owners are the Duke of Bedford, lord of the manor, the Rector, John Green, Esq., and others. The population is about 880. Church End, Wits End, Rods End, Hills End, Berry End, Froxfield, and Potters End are hamlets belonging to this parish, The nearest money-order, telegraph office, and post town is Woburn. Reading rooms, Rev. W. S. Baker, president.
Baker Bev. William Samuel, M.A., rector The Rectory
Gisbome Mrs. Susan, Church End
Green John, Esq., Berrystead
Parker Thomas, Esq., Froxfield
Sandys Samuel, Esq., Church End
Smart William  Lynn,  Esq.,   Linden house
Stannard Jno, Esq., Froxfield
Bailey William, blacksmith, Wit’s End
Chance John, vict., “Red Lion “
Crouch Edward, butcher, Rod’s End
Farmer Jno, gunsmith, Church End
Ford Alfred William, baker
Gazeley & Co., boot and shoe makers, Rod’s End
Harris Richard, carpenter, Church End
Harris Samuel, sub-postmaster
Harris Samuel, grocer, Church End
Inns Jane, shopkeeper, Wit’s End
Kenning George, beer retailer and har­ness maker, Berry End
Martendale Henry, blacksmith, Water End
Millard Thomas, vict., ” Falcon Inn”
Negus Mr. butcher, Church End
Pepper George, vict., “Roebuck” Inn
Pepper Jno, carpenter, Wit’s End
Pepper Philip, hay and straw dealer Berry End
Pepper William, beer retailer
Reddall Thomas, bell hanger, Froxfield
Rush Francis, carpenter, Wit’s End
Smith Ruth, vict., “Green Man”
Crouch Charles, and landowner,  Rod’s End
Daniel Daniel, Potter’s End
Daniel William, and landowner, Wit’s End
Gibbons Joseph, Town farm
Godfrey William, and landowner, Church End
Goodman Thomas, Model farm
Goodman William, and landowner Water’s End
Gower William, Berry End
Green Jno, Tyrrell’s End
Holmes William, Berry End
Pike George, and landowner, Wake’s farm

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