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Nobility Gentry and Clergy

Cochrane Rev. William Netherend

Mason Mr. Samuel, Netherend

Simons Rev. Charles Walker, Windmill hill

Swindon Mr. James Evers (magistrate), Cradley

Academies and Schools

FREESCHOOL,Netherend-Thomas Billingham, master; Mary Ann Billingham, mistress

NATIONAL SCHOOL, Cradley-John Morton Rigg, master; Ellen Chamberlain, mistress

Westwood Joseph, Netherend

Anvil & Vice Manufactrs

Camm Thomas, Cradley

Hingley & Sons, Cradley


Evers Alfred, Cradley Forge

Mole Fanny, collygate

Boot and Shoe Markers

Christopher William, Cradley

Hawkswood, Richard collygate

Horner Joseph, collygate

Brick & Tile Makers

King Joseph, Netherend

Warr Lucy, Cradley


Brettell John, Cradley

Brettell Samuel, Cradley


Attwood James, Netherend

Attwood William, Cradley

Gill Daniel, Cradley

Jones Thomas, Cradley

Tandy David, collygate

Carpenters & Joiners

Adams Henry, Cradley

Bloomer John, Cradley

Chemists & Druggists

Bishop Thomas Noxon, Cradley

Coal Masters

King Joseph, Netherend Colliery

File & Rasp makers

Bissel Joseph, Netherend

Buffrey John, Cradley

Fire &c. Office Agents

BIRMIGHAM DISTRICT (fire), Absalom Cox Homer, Collygate


Beache Noah, Cradley

Fiddian Richard, collygate

Horner Thomas, Cradley

Wallis James, collygate

Grocers and Dealers in Sundries

Bishop Thomas Noxon, Cradley

Bloomer Samuel, Cradley

Cemm Thomas, Cradley

Clewes Thomas Matthew, collygate

Forrest Edward, Windmill hill

Gill Daniel, Cradley

Grove John Hade, collygate

Hawkswood Joseph, Cradley

Hemming Thomas, Cradley

Hill Mary Maria, Netherend

Leonard Samuel, Cradley Forge

Nock John, Cradley

Smith Samuel, Cradley

Tibbets Joseph, collygate

Wythes Joseph, Cradley

Gun Barrel Manufacturers

Burr John, Hayseech Mills

Hair Dressers

Copley Joseph, Cradley

Pearshouse Joseph, Netherend

Iron Manufacturers

Evers Samuel & Sons (rolled and slit charcoal, iron, horsenail rods, wire rods, cable, bars, &c.), Cradley Iron Works

Linen & Woollen Drapers

Wythes Joseph, Cradley


Fellows Noah, Cradley

Fellows Joseph, Cradley

Jones William, Netherend

Laister Thomas, collygate

Laister William, Netherend

Tibbetts Joseph, collygate


Fellows Joseph, Cradley

Milliners & Dressmakers

Hickman Mary, Cradley

Sneath Eliza, Cradley

Nail and Chain Makers

Bloomer Thomas & Son, Collygate

Hawkswood Joseph, Cradley

Hingley N. & Sons, Cradley

Rock William & Co. (and cables, Bromsgrove nails and traces), Cradley, near Stourbridge, and at 143 Great Charles st, Birmingham

Stephens John, Netherend

Painters, Plumbers and Glaziers

Haddock John, Netherend

Wyer Samuel Edmund, Cradley


Yeomans William, Collygate


Bishop John, Cradley

Taverns & Public Houses

Black Swan, Mary Hingley, Cradley

Bridge, Thomas Cemm, Cradley

Fish, Joseph Jones, Cradley

Hollybush, Isaiah Hughes, Cradley

Maypole, Samuel Leonard, Cradley Forge

Netherened Tavern, Eliza Williams, Netherened

Sun William Herberrt Hawkeswood, Cradley

Retailers of Beer

Beasley John, Cradley

Bennett William, Two gates

Bloomer Josiah, Cradley

Dayus William, Windmill hill

Fellows Thomas, Netherend

Grace Elizabeth, Cradley

Grove Eli, Cradley forge

Hawkswood Joseph, Cradley

Mole Fanny, collygate

Norbury John, Netherend

Oliver William, collygate

Parkes Sarah, High st

Roper William, collygate

Talbott Thomas, Cradley forge

Tibbetts Joseph, collygate

Walker Daniel, Cradley

Wheale William, Cradley

Wyer Samuel, Edmund, Cradley


Evers Henry, Cradley forge


Brettell John, stone mason, Netherend

Brettell John, farrier, Cradley

Clews Thomas Matthew, woollen mop manufacturer, Cradley

Hodgetts Charles Ruby, hat manunufacturer, wool comber & woollen yarn spinner, Cradley

Millward John, spade plater, Bell vale forge

Places of Worship and their Ministers

BAPTIST CHAPEL, Cradley-Rev.-Sneath


UNITARIAN CHAPEL, Netherend- Rev. William Cochrane

Conveyance by Railway


The nearest Station is a Stourbidge.


To BIRMINGHAM, Simeon Wooldridge, from his house, Cradley and Nathan Smith, from the Bull’s Head, every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday.

Conveyance by water

To and from BIRMINGHAM, DUDLEY, WORCESTER, TIPTON, STOURBRIDGE and STAFFORD. Boats pass daily, and forward goods to all parts-Thomas Brewen, clerk, Birmingham Canal Co.’s wharf, the hill.

Transcribed and edited by Stephen Cox 2022

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