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Streatley, Berkshire  1863 Dutton, Allen & Co directory

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STREATLEY is an exceedingly pretty village, delightfully situate in a valley on the Thames, 6 miles S. of Wallingford, and 10 N.W. from Reading, in the hundred of Ock, and union of Bradfield. Its name is supposed to have originated from its situation on the ancient Icknield Street; some imagine it to have been the ancient Calliva, an opinion which is supported by its position, and by the number of Roman remains constantly found here. The Thames is here crossed by a double bridge, connecting Streatley with Goring in Oxfordshire, where there is a station on the Great Western Railway. The church is an ancient structure, dedicated to St. John the Baptist, consisting of chancel, nave, and square flint tower, containing six bells. The living, value 260 yearly, is a vicarage, in the patronage of the Bishop of Oxford, and deanery of Wallingford; the Rev. John Slatter is incumbent. There is a small Parochial School, supported by voluntary contributions; two other schools are situate in the hamlets of Westridge and Southridge, in this parish. The scenery around the village is extremely beautiful and romantic. On the banks of the Thames are several handsome residences, which, from their elevated position, have a very pleasant appearance. The resident poor are entitled to several minor charities, and there is a small endowment for the repair of the church. Area of the parish, 1500 acres; population in 1861, 552.

Bizzell Isaac, shopkeeper, Westridge
Dew J., farmer, Southridge
Filkins Maria (Miss), grocer & baker
Fletcher L., farmer
Gardener Alfred, Bull
Herbert Wm., farmer, Westridge
Herbert Wm., farmer, Gould's farm
Holmes James, tailor & draper, Holeys house
Hulbert Joseph, agent
Ironmonger Richard, farmer, Parsonage farm
Moreton J. C., editor of Agricultural Gazette
Munt Bisley, butcher
Pents George, grocer & draper
Righton John, farmer, Streatley farm
Rush William, White Hart, and shoemaker
Saunders Cornelius, Swan
Smallbone John, carpenter and wheelwright
Strange John Clark, miller and corn factor
Tull Henry, farmer, Southridge
Wells William, baker & grocer
Williams James Saunders, boot and shoe maker, & postmaster
Woodlands Eliza, mistress of Parochial school

Post Office. - James Saunders Williams, receiver. Letters arrive through Reading at 8 am.; dispatched at 5-15 p.m.
Parochial School, Eliza Woodlands, mistress
Carriers To Reading. - Ridley, to Black Boy, tues. wed. fri. and sat.; Saunders to Elephant, mon, wed. and sat.

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