Morris & Co. Commercial Directory & Gazetteer of

Tibberton 1876


TIBBERTON is a parish and village in Newent union, containing, by the census of 1861, 391, and in 1871, 398 inhabitants, and 1400 acres of land; in the northern division of the deanery of the Forest, archdeaconry of Gloucester, diocese of Gloucester and Bristol, hundred of the Duchy of Lancaster, West Gloucestershire; 4 miles north from Oakle Station on the South Wales section of the Great Western Railway, 4 south-east from Newent, and 5 north-west from Gloucester. The rectory, in the patronage and incumbency of the Rev. Honwood Dobyn Yate Scott, M.A., is valued at £328 per annum, with residence and six acres of glebe land. The church, dedicated to the Holy Trinity, consists of nave, chancel, and porch at the west end, with tower containing three bells. It was re-seated about eight years ago with open benches, and contains a good organ. There is a brass tablet in the church to the memory of Sir James Scott, K.C.B. (father of the present rector), to whom also there is a handsome monument in St. Paul's Cathedral, erected by his brother officers. The Wesleyans have a place of worship here, and there is a British School for children of both sexes. The poor have charitable bequests producing about £10 per annum. William Philip Price, Esq., D.L., J.P., is lord of the manor. The rateable value of this parish is £2,869.


Clergy, Gentry, and Private Residents

DREW Mr. Henry

OAKEY Mr. Giles, Raglan cottage

PRICE Capt. William Edwin, M.P., Tibberton court

PRICE William Philip, Esq., D.L., J.P., and railway commissioner, Tibberton court

SCOTT Rev. Honywood Dobyn Yate, M.A., rector, The Rectory

TEAGUE Mrs. Amy, Winford villa

TEAGUE Mr. William

WEDDERBURN Sir David, Bart., Meredith

WEDDERBURN Lady Henrietta Louisa, Meredith


Trades and Professions

BALDWIN Joseph, cattle dealer, Driver's

BUTLER Edwin, farmer, Palmer's farm

DOBBS Mrs. Charlotte, farmer, Merriman's farm

FLUCK Emmanuel, builder, Paradise cottage

LOVERIDGE Albert, miller, Tibberton mill

LOVERIDGE John, farmer, Pool's farm

LOVERIDGE John, Jun., farmer, Pool's farm

NEED George, farmer, Wade's End farm

PALMER Benjamin, farmer, Griffin's farm

PHELPS Daniel, farmer, Hannan's farm

PRIDAY Thos., draper, farmer, Bovone farm

SMITH Mrs. Frances, farmer, Morse's farm

SMITH Joseph, farmer, Birdsend farm

STEPHENS George, shopkeeper and parish clerk

STEPHENS Thomas, baker and grocer

TAYLOR Miss Sarah Elizabeth, blacksmith, Cuckold's ash

TEAGUE Charles, builder and wheelwright

TEAGUE John, shoemaker

TRIGG Charles, farm bailiff and sub-postmaster

WEBB Enos, British schoolmaster

YOUNG Thomas, shopkeeper

Post Office - Charles Trigg, sub-postmaster. Letters through Gloucester delivered at 9.45 a.m.; dispatched at 5.10 p.m., on week-days only. Newent is the nearest money order and telegraph office.

British School - Enos Webb, master; Mrs. Mary Webb, sewing mistress.

Carriers - Gloucester - Job Billingham, passes through from Taynton, Mon. Wed. and Sat. Joseph Fluck, from same place, Wed. and Sat.