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Ma-on Benjamin, blacksmith and' his house. Monday and Thursday, and

spring maker ' Richard French, Monday, Thursday

Mason Joseph & Samud & Co., j ToOXFORd! William Edmund-, from

patent axle tree manufacturers | the Unicorn, Wednesday .and Saturday
Merry Matthew, baker and to WOODSTOCK, on Tuesday



CONVEYANCE BY KAIfWAY

The nearest Station at present is Ox-
ford, sixteen miles south; but llio
Buckinghamshire branch line, neatly
completed, will pass about 2^ miles
from Deddington, at Aynho, where a
staiion will be established.

COACHES.



Be



DOUCHES I Ea AND NEIGHBOURHOOD.



ORCHESTER is a parish, giving name to a hun- I and an abbey of Augustine canon«. The present and
died — the village formerly a market town, and one of only cburcli, anciently the cathedral, and attaclxd to
great antiquity, is .')0 miles N.w.fn.m London, between the'ahhey, is dedicated to Sa^nt Peter and Saint Paul :
8 and 9 s s.e from Oxford, and about 4 miles from the it is a large, venerable, and veiy curious structure, with
line of the Great VVestern Railway ; situated on the a low tower at the we^t end, a remarkable Norman
banks of the Thiine, which river, near its confluence doorway, some stalls with rich canopi.'s, and remains
•with the I sis, i>: crossed by a handsome stone bridije. of fine stained glass in the windows. Among the
Dordiester is supposed to have originally been a British monuments are some of very remote date; and the
town, and afterwards a station of the Romans, c tiled | font, which is of leai), is a curious rdic. 'Jhe living
Durocoinovium or Diirorhia ; and Roman coins and of Dorchester is a perpetual curacy, in the giftofcer-



medals have fiequeiitiy been discovered in and ahout
the place. Subsequent Iv Dorchester became a bishopric,
fouiided by Cynoglis, King ofWessex ; and Birinus,an
Italian |)iiest, was its first ordained bishop. Soon
afiei the Norman Conquest the bishopiic was removed
to Lincidii, from which time the town rapidly declined
in itnpoi tame. In its days of ecclesiastical prosperity
there were, besides the cathetlral, three other churches.



tain trustees. A portion of the conventual buildings
is still standing in the churchyard, and is used as the
grammar school, whicli was founded in IGfjfi, for the
education of six boys. The trade of the place is quite
unimportant; mannfactures iheie ate none, and the
market has for a long periorl bei n lost. A f.iir is held
on Easter Tuesday. The population of ibepaiish (in-
cluding the hamlet of Burcott) in 1841, wa.s 1,078.



POST OFFICE, Stephen Savory Simpson, Poxt Muster. — Letters from all parts arrive (from Wal-
i-EStEwoKDby f«ot-pust) every morning at half-past eight, and are despatched thereto at a quarter before
six in the evening.

Davey John, Esq., Dorchester
Haniiam Henry, Esq., Burcott
Hyde Mrs.—, Dorchester '
Latham Joseph Cliristopher, Esq.,
Dorchester



GENTRY AND CLERGY.

Adams Mrs. Martha, Dorchesier
Cberrill James, Esq., Dorchester
Cripps John, Esq., Burcott
Davey George, Esq., Dorchester

18



[>atham Miss Catherine, Dorchiestfr
Newsham Rev. Robert, Dorchester
Saunders Mrs. — , Overy
Sewell Mr. Henry, Dorchester



JBtrcctoi)).



DORCHESTER, &c.



i&xtoiH&f)iXt,



PROFESSIONAL PERSONS.

INCLUDING SCHOOLS.

Allchin Jane, scluKilmistrJss
Byass William Clutton, surgeon
Davis George, master of Grammar
School and agent to tlie Union
* Assurance Company [School

"•Davis Sarah, mistress of National

INNS AND PUBLIC HOUSES.

Castle, Jiiseph Lowe
Crown, Tho(n;is Whichelo
Fleur-(le-Lis, 'I'honias Syers
George, James Cobb
Plough, John Burridge
SHOPKEEPERS & TRADERS.
B mister George, butclur
BeasK y Geo. beer retailer, Bnrcott
Bunting Fiaiicis, shopkeeper
Cadell William, beer retailer



Cherrill George, miller and farmer
Cobb Thomas, blacksmith
Cobb William, bricklnyer
Coleing George, grocer and baker
Coles Thomas, linm draper
Cook William, farmer
Cox Wm., corn dealer and maltster
Devve James, fdrmer, Burrott
Durbidi^e James, beer retailer
Goodey William, butcher
Ha\vesTliomas,boot and shoe maker
Hedaes Ilicliard, beer letailer
Higgins Charles, b.iker [smith

Ho\v>e Jatiies, shopkeeper & black-
JenimettWilliam, gioccr& druggist
Jordan William, wheelwright
Lewis Wiliiani, shopkeeiier
Robins Wm. hoot and shoe maker
Saltmarsh Charles, shopkeeper



Shrimpton George, tailor & draper
Slirubb James, miller and farmer
Taylor Thomas, grocer and bakCr
Wallis Joseph, corn dealer
Walter Joseph, cooper
Wliiciu'lo Ann, (Ires> maker
Whichelo 'I'lionip.s, wheelwiight
Wilkins Thomas, iihimber& glazier

CONVEYANCE BY RAILWAY,
ON TIIK GREAT VVESTRRN LINE.

Slnlion, Abingdon RoAD.bi-twren three
ami four milis from Dorchester.



CARRIERS-

To ABINGDON, David Mori;(in, from
his house, and Jonathan Brown, froni
the Crown, Monday and Thnrsday, and
lo WALLINCFORD. on Friday.



HENLBY-UP()N-THA1\IES,

WITH THE VILLAGES OK REMENHAM, NETTLEBED AND NEIGHBOURHOODS.



ITlENLEY-upoN-THA.MES, is a market town, a
borough corporate, and parish, having separate jnris-
diction, locally in the hundred of Binfield; 35 miles
w. fronr London, 23 s.E. from O.xford, 16 w. by n.
from Wind-or, 9 w. from Maidenhead, 8 n.n.e. from
Reading. 7 s.s.w. from Marlovv, and 5 from theTwv-
ford station, on the Great Western Railway. This, one
of the neatest and cleanest towns in the county, is
pleasantly situated on the high road from London to
O.xford and Cheltenham, on a eentle ascent, rising
from the western bank of the Thames, which heie
forms I he boundary of tiie comities of O.xfonJ and
Berks. A iiobie stone bridge, of five arches, eretices of the peace. Quarter sessions of the n.w. bv v. from Henley on the main road to Oxford,
peace are regularly held here; and Henley is included in This village is a polling station at the election of
a circuit of towns under the «;ounty Court Act, passe



Online LibraryI. (Isaac) SlaterSlater's royal national and commercial directory and topography of the counties of Bedfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Cambridgeshire, Huntingdonshire, Norfolk, Oxfordshire, and Suffolk : comprising classi → online text (page 94 of 131)