Morris & Co. Commercial Directory of

Tytherington 1876


TYTHERINGTON is a parish, including the tything or hamlet of ITCHINGTON, in Thornbury union, containing, by the census of 1861, 447, and in 1871, 523 inhabitants, and 2218 acres; in the deanery of Hawkesbury, archdeaconry of Bristol, diocese of Gloucester and Bristol, Barton Regis hundred, West Gloucestershire; 2 and 1/2 miles south-east from Thornbury, on the branch line from thence to Yate, which has a station here, 4 miles west from Wickwar, 4 and 1/2 south-west from Charfield, 12 north from Bristol, 22 north-east from Bath, and 122 from London. The vicarage, in the incumbency of the Rev. William Henry M. Roberson, M. A., is valued at £300 per annum, with residence and 64 acres of glebe land, and is in the patronage of G. M. Taswell, Esq. The church is an ancient Gothic edifice, dedicated to St. James, consisting of nave, chancel, north and south aisles, porch, and an embattled tower containing a clock and five bells. The executors of the late Mrs. Priscilla Morris are owners of the manorial rights. A place called the Castle, in this parish, was formerly a Roman encampment. The rateable value of this parish is £4198.

ITCHINGTON is a hamlet or tything of this parish, one mile from thence, in the hundred of Henbury.


Clergy and Gentry:-

ROBERSON Rev. William Henry Moncrieff, M. A., The Vicarage

SMITH Mrs. Edwin


TYLER Mrs. Harriet, West Street villa

WILLIAMS Fenwick Austin, Esq., The Court


Trades and Professions:-

BISHOP Thomas, farmer

BOYT George, farmer and butcher

CORNOCK James Pullen, farmer, New house

CULLIMORE Matthew, carpenter, wheelwright, shopkeeper, and sub-postmaster

DANIELS Richard, farmer

DREW Thomas, farmer, Stidcott

HEAVEN Charles Edward, "Swan"

LYONS Charles, farmer

MEREDITH Mrs. Sarah, farmer

OVENS Thomas, farmer

SHIELDS James and Henry, farmers, Barber's Land farm

SHIPWAY Thomas, stationmaster

SMITH Thomas, farmer

TAYLOR George, farmer

TRATMAN Robert, blacksmith

TRATMAN Thomas, blacksmith and parish clerk

TYLER John Hawkins, farmer, West street

VELLENDER Mrs. Ann, farmer, Sidcott

WINSTONE Geo., carpenter and wheelwright.

Letters through Falfield Railway sub-office Thornbury is the nearest money order office.

Midland Railway:- Thomas SHIPWAY, stationmaster.



SMITH Mrs. Ann Eleanor, Elmington villa


Trades and Professions:-

CHAMPION George, farmer, shopkeeper, and assistant overseer

HEWETT John and William, farmers, Lower farm

LYONS Charles, farmer

MATTHEWS James, farmer

MOXHIM George, farmer

PINNELL George, farmer

PITMAN Eli, farmer

PULLEN Samuel Cox, yeoman, The Laurels

SMITH James, farmer, Moorleaze

WILLIAMS Nebuchadnezzar, farmer, Hillfarm