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  • Castle Thorpe 1863 Dutton, Allen & Co directory

    Castle Thorpe pub history index

    Directory of Pubs in the UK, historical public houses, Taverns, Inns, Beer Houses and Hotels in Buckinghamshire. The Buckinghamshire listing uses information from census, Trade Directories and History to add licensees, bar staff, Lodgers and Visitors.

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    Year/Publican or other Resident/Relationship to Head and or Occupation/Age/Where Born/Source.

    CASTLETHORPE is a parish in the hundred and union of Newport Pagnell, bounded on the west by the river Yare, situate 3 miles from Stony Stratford, 3 N. of the Railway Station at Wolverton, and 11 from Northampton. Here was the ancient castle of the barony of Hanslope. A deep ditch, and a lofty artificial mount are tho only remains of this building. The ancient church stands in the centre of the village, and has a very low square tower. The living is united with the vicarage of Hanslope, of which the Rev. Mark Anthony Nicholson, M.A., is incumbent. The parish is intersected by the main line of the London and North Western Railway, and contains an area of 1380 acres, with a population in 1861 of 338 persons.

    Addison Miss
    Addison William esq
    Drake Rear Admiral
    Fowler Henry Smith esq
    Johnson Mrs

    Traders
    Amos Sarah (Mrs), farmer
    Bull Mrs, farmer
    Carr William, miller and farmer, Castlethorpe mill
    Crompton James, cowkeeper
    Compton Joseph, butcher
    Compton Thomas, carpenter
    Denny William, shoemaker and shopkeeper
    Eakins William, tailor
    Grimes William, farmer
    Harris Hy, florist & nurseryman
    Harris Matthew, blacksmith
    Panter William, carrier
    Rainbow John, carpenter
    Rainbow Rebecca (Mrs), shopkeeper and post office
    Soden Richard, Pea Hen Inn, and farmer
    Tooth Elizabeth (Mrs), school mistress
    Tooth James, butcher
    Varney Robert, baker and beer retailer

    Post Office.- Mrs Rebecca Rainbow, sub-postmistress. Letters delivered at 7-30 a.m.; dispatched at 5-45 p.m.
    Carrier - Panter, to Spread Eagle, Northampton, wed. and sat.; to Stony Stratford, fri.


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