Directory of Headley - 1878

The parish includes the small hamlets of Lindford, Standford, Hollywater, Deadwater, Bank of England, Sleaford, Wishanger, Hearne, Barford, Whitmore and Greyshott, and many scattered houses in the valleys of the rivulets and on the higher heath-lands of Woolmer Forest, which extends into this and the surrounding parishes and also into Surrey. An Act of parliament for disafforesting Woolmer was passed some years ago, and large portions of it in this and the neighbouring parishes were enclosed in 1858; but about 8,000 acres in it and the adjacent forest of Alice Holt still belong to the Crown, as part of the Royal Forests. (See page 59.) There are two paper mills and several corn mills on the rivulets. The Bishop of Winchester is lord of the manor of Headley, but the soil belongs chiefly to Sir A. Macdonald, H. H. Allen, Esq., Sir H. Keating, W. Chalcraft Esq., E. I'Anson, Esq., J. R. Phillips, Esq., the Hon. J. T. Dutton, and the Hon. F. Foley. Headley Park is the property of Sir Henry Keating, but the house was taken down many years ago. Eveley House, on the left bank of the Standford rivulet, is the seat of H. H. Allen, Esq. The CHURCH (All Saints') was nearly all rebuilt in 1858-9, at the cost of about 1,100, except the tower, which was rebuilt in 1838 [no - the tower was not rebuilt - it is original late C14, but lost its spire in the fire of 1836]. It consists of nave, chancel, vestry, and south porch, and is in the Early English style. The east window is enriched with beautiful painted glass, by Ward & Hughes, inserted in memory of the late Rev. J. B. Dykes, who was rector here from 1848 to 1872; it is a tripulet, and represents the Nativity and the Transfiguration of Christ, and the Angel at the Tomb. In the north side of the chancel is an ancient painted window which has been removed from some other church; and in the south side of the nave is a window enriched with stained glass by Ward & Hughes, representing Jesus, Mary and Martha at the tomb of Lazarus, and inserted in 1878, in memory of Mr John Clear of Trottsford. Another window in the north side of the nave has been similarly enriched by E. I'Anson, Esq., J.P., in memory of his wife and daughter. The Register dates from 1538. The churchyard was enlarged in 1853. The living is a rectory, valued in K.B. at 21 4s. 7d., and now at 825, in the patronage of Queen's College, Oxford, and incumbency of the Rev. W. H. Laverty, M.A., who has 50 acres of glebe, and a residence, which was improved in 1852, at the cost of 500. A FREE SCHOOL for 12 poor children of Headley parish was founded in 1755, by the Rev. Geo. Holme, D.D., who endowed it with a house for the residence of the master, a house and 2A. 2R. 16P. of land in Whitmore valley, and with an annuity of 6 out of an estate at Ash. The school was enlarged by subscription in 1872, and has since been conducted on the National system. It is now attended by about 60 boys and 50 girls. There are also in the parish an Infant School at Headley, and a Mixed School at Grayshott, the latter being solely supported by Edw. I'Anson, Esq., J.P. Divine service is held here on Sunday afternoons.

POST and MONEY ORDER OFFICE and SAVINGS BANK at Mr. William Speakman's, Arford. Letters are received at 7.30 a.m. and 3.10 p.m., and despatched at 10.45 a.m. and 6.10 p.m., via Liphook and Petersfield. There is a RECEIVING HOUSE at Mr Thomas Faulkner's, Standford. Letters are received at 7.10 a.m. and despatched at 6.30 p.m., via Petersfield. There is a WALL LETTER BOX in Headley Street.

Alden, George, farmer, Beech hill

Allen, Mr Henry Howard, Eveley house

Baxter, John, farmer, Lindford

Bennett, Mrs. Sarah, The Green

Bettesworth, Edmund, farmer and hop grower, Bayfields

Bone, George, farrier, Lindford

Boxall, Charles, shopkeeper

Bridger, Henry, farmer, Hill End farm

Bridger, Joseph, farmer, Lindford

Brindley, Samuel, carrier, Lindford

Burson, Henry Bennett, farmer, Arford

Campbell, Mr James, Hilland house

Chandler, Chas., shopkeeper, Lindford

Clarke, Mrs. Ellen, National schoolmistress, Greyshott

Collins, Miss Elizabeth, Hilland

Collins, Mrs. Louisa, farmer & blacksmith

Curtis, James, grocer, Arford

Curtis, Rd., draper, outfitter & general furnisher, Churchgate; h Standford

Elstone, John, beerhouse & shopkeeper

Faulkner, Thomas, wheelwright, smith, shopkeeper & postmaster, Standford

Fillmore, Charles, National schoolmaster

Foley, Hon. Fitzalan, Broxhead

Ford, Mr George, Lynstead house

Fraser, Mr Seymour, Chesnut cottage

Frost, David, victualler, Robin Hood, Standford

Fullick, Mrs. Martha, farmer, Hollywater

Gamblin, George, shoemaker

Gauntlett, James, farmer, Hollywater

Glaysher, Mrs. Mary, shopkeeper, Barford

Greenaway, Samuel, cattle dealer & farmer [Greenway previously]

Hahn, Mr Theophilus Sigmond, Headley grange

Harding, Albert John, carpenter & shopkeeper, Lindford

Harrap, Miss Mary, National schoolmistress

Hayden, Daniel, victualler, Royal Exchange

Howick, William, farmer, Broxhead

I'Anson, Edward, Esq., J.P., architect, Greyshott; and London

Jolliffe, Mrs. Mary, Headley villa

Keating, Right Hon. Sir Henry Singer, Knt., P.C., Headley park, and Windham Club, S.W. and 11 Prince's gardens, W. London

Kingdom, Mrs. Jane, farmer & hop planter, Trotsford

Knight, Miss Elizabeth, shopkeeper (Tipper & K); h Arford

Knight, Henry, builder, Arford

Knight, Thomas, victualler, New Inn

Langrish, Walter, farmer & landowner, Saunders green

Langrish, Mr William, Curtis house

Laverty, Rev. Wallis Hay, M.A., rector, The Rectory

Lickfold, John, farmer & miller, Headley mills

Louch, Eli, saddler, harness maker & shopkeeper, Headley mill

Marden, Mrs. Mary Ann, victualler, White Horse

Marshall, Richard, victualler, Wheat Sheaf, Arford

Mills, James, carpenter, Saunders green

Mills, William, farmer

Parfect, Mrs. Mary Ann, shopkeeper, Arford

Parker, Robert, farmer, Wishanger

Petar, Mrs. Edward Tooth, farmer & hop planter, Headley wood

Phillips, Mr John Rous, Greyshott

Price, Mr Harry

Rivers, Jesse, victualler, Crown Inn, Arford

Rogers, William, baker & grocer

Sherwood, Mr William, Laurel cottage

Slade, George, butcher

Smith, Mrs. Jane, Prospect hill

Speakman, William, postmaster & parish clerk, Arford

Strugnell, George, tailor, Lindford

Sutton, Mr William Headley

Taylor, Charles, farm bailiff to Mr H. H. Allen, Lindford

Tilbury, Timothy, shopkeeper, Barford

Tipper (Mrs. Sarah) & Knight, shopkeepers, Arford

Upperton, James, victualler, Holly Bush

Viney, John Henry, cabinet maker, Beech hill

Walker, Mr Leslie, Alexandra park

Warren Bros., paper manufacturers, Standford mills

Warren, Geo. Roe (Bros.); and farmer, Standford

Watts, James, farmer, Pickett's hill

Windus, Mrs Elizabeth, Arford house

Woodger, Henry, farm bailiff to Mr Wm. H. Chalcraft, Stream farm

Woods, John, M.D., surgeon and medical officer for No. 4 district of Alton union, Standford

Woodthorpe, Edmund, architect, Greyshott house, and London

CARRIER - Samuel Brindley, to Farnham, Thurs.; and Charles Boxall to Liphook, daily except Thurs.


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