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    Pigot & Co's 1829 Directory

    Pigot's 1829 directory for "Stourbridge, Swinford, Brierley Hill, Cradley and Neighbourhoods" lists 808 individuals



    Cradley Links wishes to record our grateful thanks to Elizabeth Grice, who generously gave her time to produce this transcription.



    STOURBRIDGE, SWINFORD, BRIERLEY HILL, CRADLEY AND NEIGHBOURHOODS.


    Pigot's 1829 Directory frontispiece.

    STOURBRIDGE, a populous, wealthy, and flourishing market town and township, forming the central division of the parish of Old Swinford, in the lower division of the hundred of Halfshire; is 126 miles from London, 21 from Worcester, 12 from Birmingham, and 7 from Kidderminster; situated at the south-western extremity of the great midland mining and manufacturing district of England, on the south bank of the river Stour, and near to the head of the Staffordshire canal; by which it enjoys a water communication with all parts of the kingdom. The appellation of 'Stourbridge' was derived from a bridge erected over the river in the reign of Henry VII., previous to which time the township was known by the name of Bedcote, which is still the designation of a contiguous manor. Its vicinity abounds with valuable mines of coal, iron-stone, and clay of a very peculiar quality, calculated for the construction of vessels destined to endure high degrees of heat, without fusion, and for bricks adapted to the building of furnaces. The facility of procuring this useful material for the manufacture of crucibles, together with the plentiful supply of fuel afforded by the neighbouring mines, gave rise probably to the glass works in this vicinity, which were established in 1557, about the time of their introduction into England from Lorrain. Various branches of the iron manufactory are carried on here and in the adjacent villages, which give employment to several hundred hands. There are also two Roman cement manufactories, one in Brettell-lane, and the other at Bedcote Mill. From the advantages which this neighbourhood possesses for the manufacture of this article, it is of a very durable nature, and particularly suitable for aquatic and other purposes. At Bedcote may be seen, a layer of this cement, of about a quarter of an inch thick, which has withstood the action and re-action of a fall of three feet of hot water, from an engine, for upwards of three years.


    The church, or rather chapel of ease to Swinford, situate in the Rye-market, is dedicated to St. Thomas, and was built by voluntary subscription; it is not consecrated, which gives the inhabitants the privilege of electing a pastor independent of the parish register: the Rev. Joseph Taylor is the present curate. The other places of worship are, a chapel each for the presbyterians, Calvinists, methodists, Roman catholics and quakers. Numerous charity schools abound throughout this populous parish, conducted upon the most liberal system. Here are also alms-houses for the aged and respectable poor; a bible society, and a public library, the members belonging to which are of the first order of respectability. Two miles south of this town, leading to Bromsgrove, is the magnificent and deservedly-admired park of Hagley, once the favourite retreat of the eminent Lord Lyttleton, and deriving an additional lustre and celebrity from the visits and the muse of Pope, as well as other contemporary classic and literary luminaries. Within five miles of Stourbridge are many other fine seats, and elegant mansions; and, not withstanding this neighbourhood is the seat of works in which the element of fire is employed to bring to perfection the manufactures upon which the prosperity and trade of Stourbridge are chiefly dependent, yet the general appearance of the country is highly picturesque, fertile and pleasing. The chief market is on Friday, but on Saturday the town is also well supplied with every necessary of life; which is exposed for sale in a commodious modern market house, erected on the plan of the new one at Liverpool, and was first opened October 5, 1827. The fairs are March 29th and September 8th ; the first continues seven days, and is a widely-noted horse fair. By the parliamentary returns for 1821, the township of Stourbridge contained 5,090 inhabitants.


    SWINFORD, or Old Swinford, is a populous parish, containing a village denominated 'Upper and Lower Swinford,' partly in the lower division of Halfshire hundred, and extending into south Seisdon hundred, Staffordshire, the village being about a mile from Stourbridge, and participates with that town in the character of its manufactures and trade. In Lower Swinford is situated the parish church, dedicated to St. Mary; the benefice is a rectory, in the patronage of the Rev. T.P. Foley, whose present curate is the Rev. Henry Hickman. Here is a blue coat school, founded by the ancestors of the Foley family; and a free grammar school, which is worthy of mention, as being a foundation to which that eminent scholar, Dr. Johnson, offered himself as an assistant master, without success. It was in this parish also, that Mrs. Siddons, the justly-celebrated tragic actress, made her debut in a barn, now standing in Bell-lane, at the coronation of George III. It is said, also, that this was the place of her birth, and a thatched cottage is pointed out in which, it is asserted, this eminent performer first drew her breath; certain it is that she resided here in very early life. The number of inhabitants in the parish, exclusive of the township of Stourbridge, amounted, in 1821, to 6,137.


    BRIERLEY HILL is a hamlet, in the parish of Kingswinford, and the north division of Seisdon hundred, Staffordshire, rather more than two miles from Stourbridge. Here is a chapel of ease to Kingswinford, and a chapel belonging to the primitive methodists, the living of the former is in the possession of the Rev. Charles Neve. The iron works in this hamlet are very extensive; those of the greatest magnitude belong to Messrs. Horton's, and embrace the manufacture of rod, bar and sheet iron, tanks, boilers, &c. &c. The population of the hamlet is included with the returns for Kingswinford parish.


    CRADLEY is a chapelry, in the parish of Hales Owen, in the same division and hundred as Stourbridge, three miles east from that town, containing about 1,700 inhabitants.


    POST OFFICE, High-street, Stourbridge, Mary Oliver, Post Mistress. - Letters for LONDON, BIRMINGHAM &c. are despatched every afternoon at a quarter past three, and arrive every morning at half-past ten.- Letters for BRISTOL, &c. are despatched every afternoon at three, and arrive at half-past five in the morning.- Letters for WOLVERHAMPTON and the North are despatched at half-past five in the morning, and arrive at half-past ten in the morning.


    NOBILITY GENTRY AND CLERGY.

    Addenbrooke Hen. gent. Field house

    Addenbrooke Jno. esq. the Hill

    Amphlett Edwd. esq. Broom house

    Amphlett John, esq. Clent hall

    Attwood George, esq. Leasowes

    Attwood Mathias, esq. Waste

    Bate Mrs. Overs, Lower Swinford

    Bate Thomas, esq. Old Swinford

    Biggs Thomas, esq. Pedmore

    Blackiston Rev. Dr. George, Bell Broughton

    Brettell Miss Sarah, High st

    Brookbank Christopher, gent. New road

    Cambden Miss Mary, Church row

    Cox Miss Ann, Church row

    Cox Samuel, gent. High st

    Cropper Mrs. Alice, Heath

    Dixon Mrs. Mary, High st

    Dudley Rev. Edward, Broome

    Durant Mrs. Sarah, Clent

    Durant Rev. George, Clent

    Edwards Mrs. Mary, Union place

    Ensell Mrs. Wordsley

    Foley Rev. Thomas Philip, Lower Swinford

    Freer Mrs. Anna Maria, Lower Swinford

    Gill Miss Ann, Heath

    Grazebrook Mrs. Audnam

    Grazebrook Mrs. Stourton castle

    Green Mrs. Ann, Union place

    Hallifax Rev. -, Kinfarr

    Hickman Captain Richard, Lower Swinford

    Hickman Mrs. Lower Swinford

    Hickman Rev. Henry, Heath

    Hill Daniel, gent. Rowley Regis

    Hobson Mrs. Sarah, Union place

    Hodson Rev. John, Lye

    Homer Richd. gent. Pedmore hall

    Homfray Rev. Jerh. Caswell, High st

    Hopkins Rev. Adolphus, Clent

    Houseman Rev. J, Kinfarr

    Iddins Mrs. Ann, High st

    Jones Rev. John, Cradley

    Jones Roger, gent. Heath

    Lee -, Rockingham hall

    Liell Lisses M. & E. Clent grove

    Lyttleton Right Hon. William Henry, Hagley hall

    Marks Mrs. Elizabeth, Union place

    Mason Rev. James Augustine, All Saints, New road

    Monteith Mrs. Ann, Hospital road

    Neve Rev. Charles, Wordsley

    Noel Charles, esq. Brookfield hall

    Noel Mrs. Perrott, Lydiate house

    Oliver Edward, esq. Heath

    Paterson Rev. Alexander, New st

    Philpott Rev. Thomas, Pedmore

    Pidcock John, esq. Belle vue

    Price Rev. -, Stourbridge

    Richards Mrs. Sarah, Hospital road

    Richards Thos. gent. Hospital road

    Roberts Mrs. High st

    Robins Miss Elizabeth, Church row

    Robins William, esq. Hagley

    Rogers Mrs. D. Wassell

    Rufford Francis, jun. esq. Yew tree

    Rufford Francis, sen. esq. Prescott

    Rufford Francis, sen. esq. Bank house

    Rufford Philip, esq. Heath house

    Scott John, esq. High st

    Scott William, esq. High st

    Sillitoe Mrs. Sarah, Heath

    Smith Ferdinando, esq. Grange house

    Stamford & Warrington the Right Hon. Earl of, Enville hall

    Sugden Rev. Samuel, New road

    Taylor Rev. Joseph, High st

    Trump Mrs. Lydia, High st

    Turner Rev. J. Hagley parsonage

    Waldron Edwd. gent. Breach house

    Waldron Thomas, esq. Broome

    Warren Rev. -, Drayton house

    Webb Thomas, gent. High st

    Wheeler Miss Sarah, High st

    Wilkes Mrs. John, Heath

    Witton Miss Ann, Heath


    ACADEMIES AND SCHOOLS.

    Not otherwise described are Day Schools.

    Bate Samuel, New road

    Baylie Misses (ladies' boarding) Church row

    Beasley Thos. (gent.'s boardg) Nodland house

    Brewer Edmund, Red hill

    CATHOLIC SCHOOL, All Saints' - Mrs. Dowler, governess

    Chavasse Hannah, Brierley hill

    Coltman Miss F. (ladies' boarding) Brierley hill

    Cox Mary (ladies' boarding) Lower Swinford

    Evans George, Lower Swinford

    FREE GRAMMAR SCHOOL, High st - Rev. Joseph Taylor, head master; Rev. J. C. Homfray, 2nd master

    Geary George, Brierley hill

    Grafton Mary, Brettell lane

    Hill Thomas (gent.'s) High st

    Hopkins Elizabeth & Maria, Hollows end

    MADRAS SCHOOL, Holloway end - Elijah Cartwright, master - Phoebe Dukes, mistress

    Maurice Mrs. Theodosia (ladies' boarding) Church row

    Nock Samuel, Heath road

    Pemberton Ellen, High st

    Perry Louisa and Cordelia, Upper Swinford

    Pritchard Sarah (ladies' boarding) Windmill st

    Round & Pemberton, High st

    Saunders & Dancer, Brierley hill

    SCOTT'S CHARITY, Wollaston rd- Thomas Dean, master

    SWINFORD BLUE SCHOOL, Upper Swinford - James Fisher, master

    WHEELER & GLOVER'S CHARITY, Lower Swinford - Edm. Brewer, master

    Whiffen Mrs. U. (boarding) Windmill field

    Whiffen Uliage, High st


    ATTORNEYS.

    Baylis Joseph, New st

    Grazebrook George, High st

    Hunt William & Son, High st

    Roberts Henry & Son, High st

    Robins Thomas, Church row

    Rogers Edward, High st

    Wragg -, Church row


    AUCTIONEERS & APPRAISRS.

    Davies John, High st

    Matthews Jeremh. High st, & Hagley

    Moseley John, High st

    Payton James, High st

    Rollason Joseph, High st

    Webb John, High st


    BAKERS & FLOUR DEALERS.

    Ballard Edward, High st

    Barker Samuel, High st

    Benbow Jas. (flour dealer) High st

    Bradshaw Ellis & Thos. High st

    Burton Thomas, High st

    Dockerty Sarah, High st

    Heathcock Ann, High st

    Sambrook James, Brierley hill

    Shirt Richard, High st

    Taylor Thomas, Coventry st

    Taylor Thomas, High st

    Woodward James, High st


    BANKERS.

    Hill, Bate & Robins, High st - (draw on Esdaile & Co. London.)

    Rufford, Biggs & Rufford, High st - (draw on Spooner, Attwoods & Co. London)


    BLACKSMITHS.

    Billingham Samuel, Wordsley

    Bradley James (and coach smith) Hospital road

    Davis William, Heath

    Deeley George & James, Lye

    Fulwood Joseph, Brockmoor

    Higginson William, Crown lane

    Jordan John, Wordsley

    Jordan Samuel, Brierley hill

    Mallin David, Lye

    Parker Thomas, Holloway end

    Penny William, Rye market

    Price John, Holy cross

    Price William, Bell Broughton

    Richard Wm. & Sons (and lock) Beauty bank

    Smith Levi, Common side

    Thomas Richard, Lower Clent

    Thomas William, Hagley

    Titley William, High st

    Westwood John, Common side

    Westwood Francis, Brettell lane


    BOILER, GASOMETER, TANK, & SUGAR, SOAP, & SALT PAN MANUFACTURERS.

    Foster, Rastrick & Co. (and steam engine) STOURBRIDGE WORKS

    Horton Joshua (& steam packet & other boilers) Brierley hill

    Pearsall Ann & Son, Brierley hill


    BOOKSELLERS, STATIONERS AND PRINTERS.

    Fowler Joseph, High st

    Heming Joseph, High st

    Rollason Joseph, High st


    BOOT & SHOE MAKERS.

    Amphlett John (& patten) High st

    Brazier Benjamin, Coventry st

    Brindley Thomas, Rye market

    Bullock William, Rye market

    Coley Joseph, Upper Swinford

    Compson Joseph (& patten) High st

    Guest Edward, Brettell lane

    Hawkswood Richard, Cradley

    Hazledine John, High st

    Homer Jos. & Absalom, Cradley

    Hyrons Joseph, Coventry st

    Levi Edward, High st

    Lowe George, Heath

    Lowe James, High st

    Perkins, John, High st

    Porters Samuel, High st

    Price John, Brierley hill


    BRICKLAYERS.

    Baggot John, High st

    Guest John, Brettell lane

    Hill John, High st

    Richardson Thomas, Brettell lane

    Scott George, High st


    BRICK MAKERS - RED.

    Edwards Richard, Cradley

    Green Samuel, Chawn hill

    North Edward Parsons, Ley farm

    Pearson George, Brierley hill

    Pearson Thomas, Brierley hill

    Rufford Francis jun. Stepping stones

    Warr James, Delph

    Wasall George, Brettell lane

    Wasall Levi, Moor lane

    Wasall Richard, LEY WORKS

    Wasall Samuel, Common side

    Wasall Thomas, Common side

    Wheeley John, Bretell lane


    BUILDERS.

    Deeley George & Jas. Hay green

    Fallows John, High st

    Hartle Edward, Upper Swinford

    Osten Thomas, New road

    Robinson Robert, Holloway end

    Simms Samuel, New st

    Stevens Seth, Brierley hill

    Webb Joseph, Wordsley


    BUTCHERS.

    Aston John, Hay green

    Attwood Charles, Delph

    Brookes Elijah, Coventry st

    Brown James, Coventry st

    Cooper George, Wordsley

    Corbett John, Brettell lane

    Darby John, Wordsley

    Edwards Sarah, Coventry st

    Ellis Richard, High st & Heath

    Hancox Joseph, Brettell lane

    Higgs James, Brierley hill

    Jones Edward, Lower Swinford

    Mallin George, Lye

    Moore James, Brettell lane

    Newey Thomas, High st

    Oseland James, High st

    Pagett James, Brierley hill

    Palmer George, High st

    Perkes William, Hagley

    Perkes Witton, Upper Swinford

    Scriven John, Brierley hill

    Siddens Mary, Brierley hill

    Skelding Joseph, Brierley hill

    Taylor John, High st

    Webb James, High st

    Webb Thomas, Wordsley

    Webb William, High st

    White William (pork) Rye market


    CABINET MAKERS AND UPHOLSTERERS.

    Allport James, High st

    Haynes Richard, Coventry st

    Lees James, Worcester road

    Nock Thomas, High st

    Payton James, High st

    Underwood William, Hospital road


    CHAIN, TRACE, &c. MANUFACTURERS.

    Bate George, Waste

    Baylie Eli & Co. Bell lane

    Binns Joseph, Waste

    Coley William, Careless green

    Davis Joseph, Brierley hill

    Foster & Orme, High st

    Harrison & Co. Coalbourn brook

    Hill William, Cradley

    Hodgson Saml. Stourbridge wharf

    Meredith Joseph, Cradley

    Pargeter Joseph & Thomas, Lye

    Parkes James, Brierley hill

    Perrins Thomas, Careless green

    Perrins William, Upper Swinford

    Sidaway Ths. & Sons, Rowley Regis

    Welch Daniel, STAMBER MILL

    Wood Brothers (& cable chain) Lye


    CHAIR MAKERS.

    Burton Charles, Enville row

    Mills Thomas, High st

    Parker Richd. & Thos. Beauty bank

    Payne Francis, Coventry st


    CHYMISTS AND DRUGGISTS.

    Bland John Handel, High st

    Coltman George, High st

    Morris Samuel, High st

    Pitt John, Brierley hill

    Stanton John, Coventry st


    CLAY PREPARERS &c.

    (See Stourbridge clay.)
    


    COAL MASTERS.

    Attwood Matthias (and lime) Lye

    Banks William, White hall

    Bannister Jesse (& lime) Brettel lane

    Bradley John & Co. STOURBRIDGE IRONWORKS

    Brettell Thomas, Moor lane

    Dudley, the earl of, Brockmoor

    Hill, Hampton and Co. Lye

    Littlewood, King and Co. Lye and Holloway end

    Pidcock and Brettell, Moor lane

    Rufford Francis, jun. Lye

    Wheeley Jno. & Co. Coalbourn brook


    CONFECTIONERS.

    Adams William, High st

    Corns John, High st

    Roberts Robert, High st

    Whitehouse Richard, High st


    COOPERS.

    Dallow William, Hagley

    Jones Samuel, High st

    Pearson William, Brierley hill

    Purchase William, High st

    Skidmore Jonas, Brierley hill

    Steventon Thomas, Coventry st

    Young Jos. & Son, Holloway end


    CORN AND HOP DEALERS.

    Barker Samuel (corn) High st

    Dugard John, Brierley hill

    Fowler Samuel, High st

    Fowler William, High st

    Pearsall William, Wordsley


    CORN MILLERS.

    Addenbrook William & Co. Common sd

    Aldred James, BEDCOAT MILL

    Barker Samuel, High st

    Eaton Richard A. Cradley

    Fellows Joseph, STOMBER MILL

    Jewkes Richard, Coventry st

    Parkes Isaac, Cradley

    Parrish John and Co. Wordsley

    Roberts Daniel, RED HILL MILL

    Smith Francis & Sons, Brettell lane


    CURRIERS.

    Badger Thomas, New st

    Compson Thomas, Rye market

    Haynes William, New road

    Thomas William, High st


    DYERS.

    Blew John, High street

    Blew William, High street

    White John, Rye market


    EARTHENWARE MANFCTRS.

    Barnbrook John (black) Brierley hill

    Brocksopp Benjamin (black) Lye

    Edge Samuel (stone and black) Brettell lane

    Evans Richard (stone) Moor lane

    Green Benj. (black) Brierley hill

    Irons John (black) Amblecote bank

    Onions John (black) Thorns

    Smith Francis & Sons (stone and black) Brettell lane

    Turner Joseph (stone) Delph

    Westwood, Moore & Rider (stone) Brierley hill


    FELLMONGER.

    Pitman Joseph (and leather dresser and parchment maker) Mill st


    FIRE, &c. OFFICE AGENTS.

    ATLAS, James Light, High st

    BIRMINGHAM, Rd. Hopkins, High st

    MANCHESTER, Ts. Cooper, Crown la

    NORWICH UNION, Joseph Fowler, High st

    PELICAN & PHOENIX, Stephen and Thos. Griffiths, Bank, High st

    ROYAL EXCHANGE, James Payton, High st


    FIRE BRICK MAKERS.

    Attwood Mathias, Waste

    Brettell and Rufford, Lye

    Brooks John and Co. Lye

    Foster James, STOMBER MILL

    Hill, Hampton, Harrison & Wheeley, Coalbourn brook

    Hughes and Eades, Delph

    Littlewood, King & Co. Lye and Holloway end

    Pidcock John, WITTAMORE BRICK WORKS

    Rufford Francis, jun. (& glass house, pot, crucible, &c.) Hay green


    FISHMONGERS.

    Green William, High st

    Oliver John, Rye market


    FURNITURE BROKERS.

    Webb John, High st

    Webb Richard, Coventry st


    GLASS CUTTERS.

    Cox Nebo, Brettell lane

    Davis Thomas, Brettell lane

    Dovey Richard, Stourbridge

    Evans Benjamin, Wordsley

    Jukes Richard, Coventry st

    Parrish John and Co. Wordsley

    Parrish Joseph, Brettell lane

    Parrish Thomas, Brettell lane

    Thompson James, Delph


    GLASS MANUFACTURERS

    Ensell Richard Bradley sen. (Executors of) Wordsley

    Ensells and Co. (of plain and cut) Wordsley

    Grazebrook Michael & Wm. (flint) Audnam

    Hill, Hampton, Harrison & Wheeley (of black bottles) Coalbourn brook

    Littlewood Benjamin & Son (flint) Hollows end

    Pidcock, Cope & Co. (of broad glass and bottles) DIAL GLASS HOUSES

    Rufford Philip (plain & cut) HEATH GLASS WORKS

    Silvers, Mills and Stevens (flint) Brierley hill

    Wainwright, Brothers (plain & cut) Wordsley

    Westwood, Moore & Rider (black bottles) Brierley hill

    Wheeley Wm. Seager (flint) Brettell lane


    GROCERS & TEA DEALERS.

    Biddle Edw. (& cheese factor) High st

    Blakeway George, High st

    Bland John Handel, High st

    Bradshaw Ellis and Thomas, High street and Brierley hill

    Brown Henry and Co. High st

    Daniel Saml. (& hop dealer) High st

    Light Jas. (& cheese factor) High st

    Mansell & Webb (& cheese factors) High st

    Mapp James & Thos. Brierley hill

    Parkes Thomas (& hosier) High st

    Pearsall William, Wordsley

    Richards George & John, High st

    Shutt William, Market place

    Tomlinson Thos. (tea) Rye market

    Venables Thomas A. High st

    Wythes Joseph, High st


    HAIR DRESSERS.

    Hughes Hugh, High st

    Mills Thomas, High st

    Morgan Henry, High st

    Price John, High street


    HATTERS.

    Ashley Mary, Rye market

    Ealand Richard, Coventry st

    Hughes Edward & Richard, High st

    Oldacre Samuel, High st

    Wright George, High st


    INNS.

    Crown (and posting-house) John Moseley) High st

    Falcon, John Woodhouse, Rye mkt

    Foley Arms, Thomas Kings (and porter dealer) High st

    Lyttleton Arms, Elizth. Matthews, Hagley

    Talbot Hotel (and posting-house) Robert Loverock, High st

    Vine, Francis Richards, High st


    IRON BAR, HOOP, &c. MANUFACTURERS.

    Bradley John & Co. STOURBRIDGE IRON WORKS

    Emuss, Sanders and Heywood, Brockmoor

    Horton Daniel and George (& of round & square rolled rods, cable bolts, angle and rivet iron, slit charcoal horse-nail rods, & boiler-plates & sheets) LEY IRON WORKS, near Stourbridge


    IRON FOUNDERS.

    Bailey William & Co. BRIERLEY HILL FOUNDRY

    Foster, Rastrick & Co. (and steam engine manufacturers) STOURBRIDGE IRON WORKS

    Guttery Thomas and Son, EAGLE FOUNDRY

    Izons Wm. LEVEL OLD FURNACE

    Oliver William, Cradley

    Swift John, near Stourbridge

    Wheeley John & Co. Brettell lane

    Wood Brothers, Lye


    IRON MASTERS.

    Banks William, White hall

    Bate John, GREAT BRIDGE WORKS & Red hill

    Bradley John & Co. STOURBRIDGE IRON WORKS

    Coley Samuel, Cradley

    Evers Sml. CRADLEY IRON WORKS

    Foster & Orme, High st

    Izons William, LEVEL OLD FURNCE

    Small, Shears & Taylor (& steel) CORNGREAVE WORKS

    Wheeley John & Co. Brettell lane


    IRONMONGERS, BRAZIERS & TIN-PLATE WORKERS.

    Bowen John (brazier & tin-plate worker) New street

    Hughes Henry, High st

    Jeavens Joseph, High st

    Pagett Thomas, High st

    Perry John, High st

    Saunders Samuel, Rye market


    JOINERS & CARPENTERS.

    Bird Peter, Windmill st

    Cooper Michael, Bowling-green la

    Guttery John, Brierley hill

    Hinnett Edward, Rye market

    Saunders Joseph, Hagley


    LAW STATIONERS.

    Cooper Thomas, Crown lane

    Hopkins Richard (and sub-distributer of stamps) High st


    LINEN & WOOLLEN DRAPERS & SILK MERCERS.

    Edwards & Blakeway, High st

    Fowler Elizth. & Rachael, Rye mkt

    Harris & Penn, High st

    Hughes Edwd. & Richard, High st

    Maidens William, High st

    Stevens Thomas, Brierley hill

    Walker Francis, High st


    LOCKSMITHS.

    Milward John, Upper Swinford

    Young William, Angel st


    MALTSTERS.

    Addenbrooke Wm. & Co. Commn side

    Ash John, High st

    Attwood John, Waste

    Bate Henry, Coventry st

    Beckley Benjamin, Brierley hill

    Beddard Samuel, Wordsley

    Bird Elizabeth, Upper Swinford

    Brett William, Bell Broughton

    Brinsford John, Crown lane

    Brown Henry & Co. (& hop dealers) High st

    Burton William, Holloway end

    Collis Thomas Charles (and hop dealer) Rye market

    Cooke George, Wordsley

    Corser Rebecca High st

    Crump Sarah, Broome

    Darby Edmund, Rowley Regis

    Darby John, Wordsley

    Darby Joseph, Clah's plain

    Evenson Thomas, Lye

    Fellows Noah (factor) Upper Swinford

    Fowler Samuel, High st

    Fowler Wm. (factor only) High st

    Gilbert Richard, Pedmore

    Green Samuel, Upper Swinford

    Grove Charles, Three-road gardens

    Harrison Elizabeth, Cradley

    Hawkswood Thomas & Jno. Upper Swinford

    Lee Edward, Rye market

    Lester Jeremiah, Rowley Regis

    Lewis Thomas, George's walk

    Matthews Charles, Hagley

    Moseley John, High st

    Oliver William, Cradley

    Pargeter Thomas, Nether end

    Parrish Richard & Jas. Wordsley

    Partridge Thomas, Rowley Regis

    Pearson Noah, Brierley hill

    Richards Francis, High st

    Richards Thos. Upper Swinford

    Rowley John, Coventry st

    Shutt William, Market place

    Stokes William, High st

    Tew William, Wordsley

    Tibbits John, Rowley Regis

    Walters John, Coventry st

    Webb William, Audnam

    Wiggin John, Bell Broughton

    Worrall Richard, New st

    Yardley John, Upper Swinford


    MILLINERS & DRESS MAKERS.

    Floyd Elizabeth & Jane, High st

    Jones Ann & My. (millinrs) High st

    Seager Ruth, High st

    Starling Elizabeth, High st

    Thompson Eliza, High st


    NAIL IRONMONGERS AND MANUFACTURERS.

    Addenbrooke Samuel, Coventry st

    Bate George, Waste

    Binns Joseph, Waste

    Bloomer Joseph, Cradley

    Brooks John & Co. Lye Waste

    Brooks Joseph, Lye

    Edwards Joseph, Cradley

    Eveson Thomas, Lye

    Grainger Daniel & Stephen, Cradley heath

    Grainger Stephen, Upper Swinford

    Griffiths William, Upper Swinford

    Harrison & Co. Coalbourn brook

    Hill William, Cradley

    Hodgetts T. W. High st & Hagley

    Jones Thomas, Rowley Regis

    Nock James(and gas pipe maker) Rowley Regis

    Pargeter & Skidmore, Delph

    Pargeter Joseph & Thomas, Lye

    Perrins Thomas, Careless green

    Perry John, Waste

    Sidaway Thomas & Sons, Rowley Regis

    Sparrow Henry & Edwin, Thorns

    Walters Joseph, Waste

    Webb Thomas & Richard, Delph

    Williams Elijah, Rowley Regis

    Wood Brothers, Lye

    Woolridge Daniel, Hay green


    PAINTERS, PLUMBERS AND GLAZIERS.

    Goode George, Bell Broughton

    Green Isaac, Hospital road

    Green Richard Acton, High st

    Moreton Joseph, Brierley hill

    Nock John, High st

    Round Joseph, High st

    Smith William, High st

    Teverill Richard, High st

    Webb Richard, Wordsley

    Wright Edward, Hagley


    PIPE MAKERS.

    Bartlett William, Brierley hill

    Bellamy Henry, Upper Swinford


    ROMAN CEMENT MANUFRS.

    Aldred James (& ornamental chimney pipe, &c.) BEDCOTE MILL

    Smith Francis & Sons, Brettell lane


    ROPE & TWINE MAKERS.

    Barney Rd. (& bed sacking) High st

    Grosvenor John, Brierley hill


    SADDLERS.

    Corbett George, High st

    Richards Benjamin, High st


    SCYTHE, & HAY, &c. KNIFE MANUFACTURERS.

    Barker Jn. (& sickle) Bell Broughton

    Foster & Orme, High st

    Harrison & Co. Coalbourn brook

    Meredith Joseph, Cradley

    Waldron Wm. & Sons, Bell Broughton

    Wood Brothers, Lye


    SHOPKEEPERS & DEALERS IN SUNDRIES.

    Bodington John, Brierley hill

    Davis E. Wordsley

    Davis William, Brierley hill

    Deeley George, Brierley hill

    Dugard John, Brierley hill

    Goode George, Bell Broughton

    Gough Richard, Mill st

    Gough Thomas, High st

    Hodges Thomas, Brierley hill

    Holder Phoebe, Coventry st

    Jones Henry, High st

    Lacy James, Bell Broughton

    Lloyd David, Brierley hill

    Lowe Thomas, High st

    Matthews Joseph, Wordsley

    Newell William, Brierley hill

    Parkes Joseph, Heath

    Parkes Thomas, Coventry st

    Richards Thomas, Upper Swinford

    Scott Sarah, Angel st

    Stevens Adam, Brierley hill

    Walters John, Coventry st

    Wilson Jane, High st


    SILVERSMITHS & JEWELRS.

    Beavington Charles, Market place

    Blurton John, High st


    SPADE, SHOVEL & EDGE TOOL MAKERS.

    Bache William, Church hill

    Foster & Orme, High st

    Hodgson Saml. Stourbridge wharf

    Meredith Joseph, Cradley

    Owen Christr. & Son, Lower Swinford

    Parkes Joseph and Thomas (and wheelwrights) Heath & Kirwan

    Wood Brothers, Lye


    STONE & MARBLE MASONS.

    Darby Joseph, Bell lane

    Jackson Joseph, Hagley

    Robinson Robert, Holloway end


    STOURBRIDGE CLAY PREPARERS & DEALERS

    Brettell & Rufford, Lye

    Hill, Hampton, Harrison & Wheeley, Coalbourn brook

    Littlewood, King & Co. Holloway end & Lye

    Pidcock John, Coalbourn brook

    Rufford Francis, jun. Hay green


    STRAW HAT MAKERS.

    Appleby Mary (& stay mkr) High st

    Compson Ann, High st

    Dean Elizabeth, Queen st

    Morgan Mary, High st

    Wright George, High st


    SURGEONS.

    Causer Edward, Greenfield House

    Causer John, Long lands

    Downing and Causer, High st

    Evans and Shipton, High st

    Freer William Henry, High st

    Greaves Thomas, Clent

    Hawkins Robert, Brierley hill

    Hickman William, High st

    Lister John Matthew, High st

    Norris William, Hospital road

    Perry John, High st

    Storer John, Brierley hill


    SURVEYORS & LAND AGENTS.

    Davies John, High st

    Fallows John, High st

    Mathews Jeremiah, High st


    TAILORS.

    • Marked thus are also drapers
    • Allden John, Rye market
    • Burroughs Daniel, Coventry st

    Histon Uriah, High st

    Hyde John, Holy Cross

    • Jackson Thomas, High st
    • Matthews Paul, High st
    • Osborne Charles, High st
    • Perks Francis, High st
    • Perry Thomas, High st
    • Saunders John, Brierley hill
    • Scott Walter, Heath
    • Stokes James, High st
    • Trueman John, High st

    Walker Edward, Heath

    • Wright Henry, Brierley hill


    TALLOW CHANDLERS.

    Biddle Edward, High st

    Blakeway George, High st

    Mansell and Webb, High st

    Richards George & John, High st

    Shutt William, Market place


    TANNERS.

    Badger Richard, Cradley

    Collis John, High st

    Pitman James and Joseph (basil) High st


    TAVERNS & PUBLIC HOUSES.

    Anchor, Mark Tench, Coventry st

    Angel, Joseph Venables, Coventry st

    Bear, John Pilkington, High st

    Bell, Thomas Jones, Rye market

    Bell, Thomas Mees, Brierley hill

    Blue Ball, Richard Jones, Thorns

    Board, Phoebe Darby, Cradley

    Boat, John Payton, Wordsley

    Bottle & Glass, Joseph Bates, Moor lane

    Britannia, William Lee, Delph

    Britannia, Ann Sanders, Coventry st

    Bull's Head, -------, Brockmoor

    Bull's Head, Abel Tate, Cradley

    Bush, Abraham Evans, Common side

    Bush, John Farmer, Moor lane

    Bush, Edward Forrest, Cradley

    Bush, Elizabeth Woolridge, Waste

    Cat & Cushion, Geo. Cooper, Wordsley

    Chequers, Thomas Biven, High st

    Coach & Horses, Elias Barlow, High st

    Cottage of Content, Benj. Parkes, Wordsley

    Crab Mill, Edw. Hartle, Upper Swinford

    Crispin, Francis Shaw, Windmill st

    Cross, George Cole, Upper Swinford

    Cross, William Cox, Lye

    Cross, Isaac Mullett, Brockmoor

    Cross, William Parkes, Holy cross

    Crown, Francis Westwood, Brettell lane

    Dudley Arms, Sarah Round, Waste

    Duke William, David Higgs, Delph

    Duke William, Ths. Prescott, Coventry st

    Duke of Wellington, John Edwards, Wordsley

    Duke of York, John Witton, Hay green

    Fish, John Evers, Coalbourn brook

    Fish, Elizabeth Harrison, Cradley

    Foley Arms, Ann Clive, Pedmore

    Fortune of War, Geo. Pearson, Brierley hill

    Fox, Thomas Morris, Hospital road

    Gate, Daniel Mole, Cradley

    George III, Hannah Sutton, Wordsley

    Hare & Hounds, Wm. Coley, Careless gr.

    Hole-in-the-wall, Saml. Hughes, High st

    Horse Shoe, William Cooksey, High st

    Horse Shoe, Ann Pearsall, Brierley hill

    Kings Head, Joseph Dobson, High st

    Kings Head, Thomas Penn, High st

    Malt Shovel, Ths. Yardley, Lower Swinford

    Marquis of Granby, Hy. Moody, Audnam bk

    Mitre, William Webb, High st

    Mouth-of-the-Nile, Js. Padgett, Brierley hill

    Nag's Head, Richard Worrall, New st

    Navigation, Rhoda Wood, High st

    New Inn, John Attwood, Waste

    New Inn, Thomas Cooper, Crown lane

    New Inn, Edward Darby, Wordsley

    New Inn, Wm. Ledbury, Lowr. Swinford

    New Inn, Thos. Tomkinson, Brierley hill

    Old Gate, James Raybould, Clent

    Pig, Henry Corns, Coventry st

    Pipe, Hannah Blew, High st

    Plough, Thos. Green, Coalbourn brook

    Red Lion, Andrew Newton, New st

    Red Lion, James Pagett, Brettell lane

    Rising Sun, Benjamin Beesley, Over End

    Rising Sun, William Jinkes, Cradley

    Rose & Crown, Jos. Tomkiss, Audnam bk

    Rose & Crown, Jas. Wellings, Wordsley

    Round Oak, John Bowater, Brierley hill

    Royal Oak, Ed. Shearstone, Hollows end

    Saracen's Head, John Wall, High st

    Serjeant, Diana Edwards, High st

    Seven Stars, Francis Palmer, Rye market

    Shakespear, Frances Brown, New st

    Star, Samuel Brookes, High st

    Star, George Randle, Coventry st

    Star, Samuel Thompson, Brierley hill

    Star, Joseph Williams, Upper Swinford

    Star and Garter, John Griffin, Heath

    Swan, William Richards, Moor lane

    Talbot, Thomas Spilsbury, Bell Broughton

    Talbot, Benjamin Wellings, Brettell lane

    Three Crowns, Thomas Jones, High st

    Three Crowns, Wm. Stanley, Hay green

    Three Furnaces, Edward Oakes, Level

    Three Tuns, Sarah Thatcher, High st

    Turk's Head, Margt. Homer, Audnam bk

    Waterloo, John Shaw, Brierley hill

    Waterloo, Wm. Wyatt, Lower Swinford

    Wellington Arms, Sl. Edge, Brettell lane

    Wheat Sheaf, Abraham Pritchett Brown, Coventry st

    Wheat Sheaf, John Darby, Wordsley

    Wheat Sheaf, James Tart, Delph

    Whimsey, Isaiah Dawes, Brierley hill

    White Hart, Thomas Weaver, Wordsley

    White Horse, Benj. Hyde, Brettell lane end

    White Horse, Thomas Parkes, Heath

    White Lion, Elizabeth Hall, Mill st

    White Lion, Edward Lee, Rye market

    Woolpack, Joseph Green, High st


    TIMBER MERCHANTS.

    Pearson Oliver, Brierley hill

    Robinson Robert, Holloway end

    Rollinson Charles, Hospital road


    VICE & ANVIL MANUFACTRS.

    Attwood John (anvil) Waste

    Brooks John & Co. Waste

    Coley Samuel, Cradley

    Edwards Joseph, Cradley

    Eveson Thomas (& chain) Lye

    Foster & Orme, High st

    Harrison & Co. Coalbourn brook

    Wood Brothers (anvil) Lye


    WATCH & CLOCK MAKERS.

    Beavington Charles, Market place

    Blurton John, High st

    Coates Richard, Brierley hill

    Edward James, High st


    WHARFINGERS.

    Weston Thos. Stourbridge wharf

    Weston Wm. Stourbridge wharf


    WHEELWRIGHTS.

    Carter Thomas, Coalbourn brook

    Davis William, Heath

    Deeley Francis, Hay green

    Deeley Geo. & James, Hay green

    Guest Joseph, Hospital road

    Moore Thomas, Coalbourn brook

    Newnam John, Lye

    Price John, Holy cross

    Scott William, Brettell lane

    Stokes Thomas, High st

    Tomkins Edward, Hagley

    Wall Richard, Common side


    WHITESMITHS AND IRON GATE, &c. MANUFACTURERS.

    Burford John, High st

    Burford Solomon (bell hanger and iron and copper spout maker) Queen street

    Welch Daniel, Stamber mills

    Willetts William, Church hill


    WINE & SPIRIT MERCHANTS.

    Ash Mary & Son, High st

    Barlow Elias, High st

    Collis Thos. & Chas. Rye market

    Jones Thomas (spirit only) High st

    Light James, Coventry st

    Nichols John, Rye market

    Nickless William, Coventry st

    Palmer Francis, Rye market

    Richards Francis, High st

    Stinson Benjamin, Brierley hill


    WOOLLEN AND WORSTED MANUFACTURERS.

    Blew John, High st

    Gough Richard, Mill st

    Gough Thomas, (dealer) High st

    Parkes Thomas, (dealer) High st


    WOOLSTAPLERS.

    Bate John Henzy, High st

    Blew William, High st


    Miscellaneous.

    Allport Thomas, landscape & miniature painter, High st

    Attwood George and Sons, steel refiners, Corngreaves

    Beesley & Farmer, spectacle glass manufacturers and gun barrel borers & grinders, Cradley

    Berkley Matthew, excise officer, Union rw

    Bird John, basket maker, Church row

    Bird Peter, librarian, High st

    Boden William, clothes dealer, High st

    Couch Jno. Collector of excise, Windmill st

    Fallows John, architect, High st

    Fellows Joseph, spade and shovel plater, Stomber mill

    Floyd Ann, governess of poor-house, High st

    Godsann Edward, excise officer, Union rw

    Grove Chas. Nursery & seedsman, Three road gardens

    Hill John, clerk of the market & deputy constable of request Rye mkt

    Hodgetts and Son, linsey & carpet manufacturers, Cradley

    Hulme & Homer, file cutters, Beauty bank

    Jones Noah, livery stable keeper, High st

    Lee John, constable, Rye market

    Lewis Reese, supervisor of excise, New rd

    Lovatt James, excise officer, Union row

    Mee Edwd. veterinary surgeon, High st

    Mucklow Samuel, constable, High st

    Oakes Ed. & Sons, furnace builders, Level

    Perry Jos. Casting pot manufacturers, Lye

    Raby Thomas, hammer maker, Lye

    Rastick Jno. U. civil engineer, Beauty bnk

    Rowley John, pawnbroker, Coventry st

    SAW MILL, Lord Dudley's - Wm. Robinson, agent, Brierley hill

    Simms Henry & Samuel, music masters, Lower Swinford

    Simpson John, coach proprietor, High st

    Southall Richard, jobbing smith, New s

    Southall Thos. china dealer, Brierley hill

    STOURBRIDGE CANAL COMPANY, office, Stourbridge wharf - Henry Roberts, agent & chief clerk, High st

    Walker Wm. brush manufacturer, High st

    Webb Joseph, boat builder, Wordsley

    Wyatt Wm. pump maker, Upr. Swinford


    COACHES.

    To LONDON, the Royal Mail (from Stourport) calls at the Talbot Inn, High-street, every afternoon at half-past three; thro' Dudley, Birmingham &c.

    To BEWDLEY, the Royal Mail (from Birmingham) calls at the Talbot every morning at a quarter past ten - the Emerald calls at the Crown - and the Greyhound calls at the Talbot, every morning at a quarter before eleven.

    To BIRMINGHAM, the Bang-up (from Kidderminster) calls at the Talbot, every morning at half-past eight - the Invincible, calls at the Vine, every afternoon at half-past two - and the Independent, from the Talbot Inn, every morning at eight - and the Emerald (from Bewdley) calls at the Crown every afternoon at four; all go through Cradley and Hales Owen.

    To KIDDERMINSTER, the Bang-up (from Birmingham) calls at the Talbot, every evening at seven - the Invincible calls at the Vine, every morning at elevn - and the Royal Mail Cart (from Wolverhampton) calls at the Anchor, Coventry-street, every morning at ten

    To MANCHESTER, the Eclipse (from Worcester) calls at the Talbot, every morning at nine; goes thro' Brierley Hill, Dudley, Wolverhampton, &c.

    To STOURPORT, the Royal Mail (from London) calls at the Talbot, every morning at a quarter-past ten; goes through Kidderminster and Bewdley

    To WOLVERHAMPTON, the Everlasting (from Worcester) calls at the Talbot, every evening at half-past six; goes through Brierley Hill and Dudley - and the Mail Cart (from Kidderminster) calls at the Anchor, every evening at a quarter before six

    To WORCESTER, theEclipse (from Manchester) calls at the Talbot, every evening at five - & the Everlasting (from Wolverhampton) calls at the same Inn, every evening at half-past seven


    CARRIERS.

    To LONDON, John Jolly's Waggon, from Thomas Stokes, High-street, every Sunday morning at eight; goes through Bromsgrove, Redditch, Alcester, Stratford, Shipston, Enstone, Woodstock, and intermediate places - and every Monday evening at six; and Thursday afternoon at three; goes through Kidderminster and Stourport.

    To BATH & BRISTOL, John & Wm. Ashmore's Waggon (from Bromsgrove) calls at the Foley Arms, High st, every Wednesday and Friday morning at ten; goes through Worcester, Tewkesbury, Gloucester &c.

    To BIRMINGHAM, Samuel Jones, from the Mitre, every Friday night - Joseph Wallford, from Crown-lane, every Tuesday, Friday and Saturday morning at eight - and Thomas Stokes, from High-street, every Wednesday and Saturday morning.

    To BRIDGNORTH, Thomas Stokes, every Sunday evening.

    To BROMSGROVE, John & William Ashmore's Waggon, from the Foley Arms, High-street, every Wednesday and Friday afternoon at four.

    To ENVILLE, John Walford, every Monday, Thursday and Saturday morning at eleven.

    To LICHFIELD, John Wakefield's Waggon, from the Wheat Sheaf, Coventry st, every Mon. & Thurs. afternoon at three; goes thro' Birmingham.

    To LUDLOW, Samuel Jones, from the Mitre, every Monday morning.

    To TIPTON, John Whitehouse & Sons, every Tuesday, Friday and Saturday.

    To WOLVERHAMPTON, Joseph Wallford, From Crown la, every Wednesday morning at eight; goes through Dudley and Sedgley.

    To WORCESTER, Budd, Robins a Co. from the Mitre, every Monday & Friday evening at five - & John Jolly, from Thos. Stokes, High -street, every Monday evening at six, and Thursday afternoon at three; through Kidderminster and Stourport.


    CONVEYANCE BY WATER. - CANAL.

    FROM STOURBRIDGE WHARF.

    To LONDON & the intermediate places, George Rider, Bird & Son.

    To LONDON, BIRMINGHAM, BRISTOL, CHESTER, GLOUCESTER, LIVERPOOL, MANCHESTER, SHARDLOW, WORCESTER, and to all parts of the kingdom, John Whitehouse and Sons, and Crowley, Hicklin and Co.

    To BIRMINGHAM & WORCESTER, William Partridge.

    To BIRMINGHAM, LIVERPOOL, MANCHESTER, GAINSBOROUGH, SHARDLOW, &c. Thomas Crockett.

    To BRISTOL, DERBY, LIVERPOOL, MANCHESTER, SHARDLOW, &c. J.G. Ames & Co. Barnett & Co. and Matthew Heath. - Thomas & William Weston, wharfingers.


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