Kelly's Directory of

Parkend 1914


PARKEND is a hamlet in the township of West Dean, and was formed into an ecclesiastical parish in 1842 from West Dean and Newland townships, and is known as St. Paul, Dean Forest; it has a station on the Severn and Wye railway, and is 4 miles south-east from Coleford, 14 south-east from Ross, and 16 north-east from Chepstow, in the Forest of Dean division of the county, hundred of St. Briavels, petty sessional division of Coleford, Monmouth union and county court district, rural deanery of South Forest and archdeaconry and diocese of Gloucester.


Railway Stations:-

Parkend, Richard Jones, station master

Whitecroft, Charles Southam, station master



Private Residents:-

BANHAM Rev. Daniel Josiah B. A. (vicar), Vicarage

BLANCH Mrs., Oakland house

DEAKIN Thos. Hedges, J. P., Parkend house

JONES Charles, Forest vale

LEESE Vernon Francis J. P., (deputy surveyor of the Forest of Dean), Whitemead park

MAYNE William Sidney

WORTHY Ernest Alfred, Woodville



British Red Ash Collieries Limited (Graham, Roberts & Co. agents)

Forestry, School of (Royal Forest of Dean) for Working Foresters (V. F. Leese esq. deputy surveyor; C. O. Hanson esq., instructor), Crown office, Whitemead park

GUNTER George, Fountain inn

GWYNNE James, British Lion P. H.

HALFORD & HOOK, carpenters

HERBERT Thos., beer retailer, Moseley grn

HOWELLS Eliza Ann (Mrs.), shopkeeper

HUGHES Jas. & Son, timber merchants

JONES Charles, quarry owner

MARSHALL William, blacksmith

MAYNE & PUGH, surgeons

MAYNE William Sidney M. R. C. S. Eng., L. R. C. P. Lond. surgn. (firm, Mayne & Pugh)

Parkend Deep Navigation Collieries Limited (Thomas Hedges Deakin, managing director)

POULTON William, beer retailer

THOMAS Richard, grocer, Post office

United Stone Firms Limited

WARD Enos, New inn


FUTTERILL:- is 2 miles south-east from Coleford station on the Severn and Wye and Great Western railways. Letters through Coleford, which is the nearest money order and telegraph office.

BANKS Louisa (Mrs.), beer retailer

CLOTHIER Samuel Thompson, stone mer

WATKINS & SON, stone merchants

WHITE Daniel, George P. H.


WHITECROFT:- is 5 miles south-east from Coleford, is situated in the vale betwixt rising ground covered with fine plantations of timber, and has a station on the Severn, Wye and Severn Bridge railway; the inhabitants whose dwellings are scattered with singular irregularity are mainly employed in the coal, chemical and quarry trades.

BERRY William, beer retailer

COOK Frederick, boot dealer

DOWNS Oliver, Miner's Arms inn

ELLWAY Samuel, news agt., Pillowell

ELSMORE Thomas, shopkeeper

GRIFFITHS Roland, grocer

HIRST Charles, grocer, Pillowell

JAMES Jim, cottage farmer, Pillowell

JAMES Thomas, beer retailer, Pillowell

JOHNSON Read (Madame), milliner

JONES Charles, shopkeeper, Pillowell

KEAR Harry Maynard, butcher

MORSE Charles William, beer retailer

MORSE Hubert Henry, miller (water & steam) & Public Telephone Call Office Pillowell & Yorkley Co-operative Society Ltd (Tom Price, manager)


SAUNDERS Henry., com. trav., Park

WATKINS Joseph, boot makr., Pillowell

WHITE Albert, cycle agent


WILDEN Frederic, fried fish shop

WILDING Thomas (Mrs.), shopkeeper

WILLETTS Edwin, Swan Inn

WOOLLEY William, Post office