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Musson & Craven's Directory 1853

Musson & Craven's Commercial Directory of Buckinghamshire and Windsor 1853

SHERINGTON is a considerable village and parish, in the Hundreds and union of Newport Pagnell, from which place it is 2 miles, 3 miles from Olney, 10 miles from Bedford, and 6 miles from Wolverton Station; containing, by the last census, 826 inhabitants; of whom 407 are males, and 419 females, and about 1760 acres of land. The living is a rectory, value 400, in the patronage of the bishop of Lincoln, and incumbency of the Rev. Alexander King, M.A. The church is a Gothic structure, with a square tower and small spire, situated on an eminence. The Wesleyans and Independents have chapels here. There is an Infant School with about 40 scholars.

Gentry.
Green Mr. Arch
Green Mrs. Mary Overton, the Lodge
King Rev. Alexander, M.A., rector

Trades.
Attwood William, tailor
Bass Thomas, farmer
Bennells Christopher, farmer
Bennells John, farmer
Bourton Thomas, farmer
Bourton Thomas, jun., farmer
Brown Jane, baker, shopkeeper and postmistress
Cave Peter, mason
Cripps George, beer retailer and shopkeeper
Field Frederick, farmer and maltster
Gregory John, baker
Groom Joseph, blacksmith
Hewlett Thomas, farmer
Hill William, shoemaker
Jefferson Edward, farmer and fellmonger
Joyce James, shopkeeper
Knight John, farmer
Mackram Thomas, grazier
Meadows Richard, farmer
Middleton James, victualler, "Swan"
Prockter James, carpenter
Rose Abraham, tailor
Rose Anthony, wheelwright
Rose John, carpenter
Rose Robert, carpenter
Sides Thomas, carpenter
Simcoe John, blacksmith
Simcoe John, victualler, "White Hart"
Slater George, shoemaker
Smeeton Job, farmer
Tandy Richard, lace dealer and shopkeeper
Umney Thomas, farmer and matting manufacturer
Underwood John, victualler, "Crown and Castle"
Wainwright Robert, wheelwright and constable
Ward Jane, dressmaker
Watts Mary, Infant schoolmistress
Wesley George, farmer
Whitworth Robert, grazier


Post Office.
Brown Jane, postmistress. Letters arrive, 6 a m; depart, 7 p m


Places of Worship.
Church. - King Rev. Alexander, M.A., rector. Service, 11 a m, and 2½ p m
Independent Chapel. - No regular minister. Service, 6 p m
Wesleyan Chapel. - Circuit preachers. Service, 2½ and 6 p m


Infant School.
Watts Mary, mistress. Number of children, 40


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