Kelly's Directory of Hampshire – 1895

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HEADLEY is a large parish and village near the borders of Surrey and Sussex, 4½ miles north from Liphook station on the direct Portsmouth line of the London ,and South Western railway, and 8 south from Farnham, in the Eastern division of the county, Alton hundred, union and petty sessional division, Farnham county court district, and in the rural deanery of Petersfield and archdeaconary and diocese of Winchester. The air is remarkably dry and salubrious, and the water of great purity. The church of All Saints, rebuilt, with the exception of the tower, in 1859, is an edifice of stone in the Decorated style, consisting of chancel, nave, north porch, vestry, and a square tower, containing 2 bells: the stained east window is a memorial to the Rev Joseph Balantine Dykes MA, rector 1848 until his death, 28 March 1872: a new organ, costing about £300, was placed in the church in 1885: there are 350 sittings. The register dates from the year 1530. The living is a rectory, average tithe rent-charge £615, net yearly value £590, with residence, in the gift of the Provost and Fellows of Queen's College, Oxford, and held since 1872 by the Rev Wallis Hay Laverty MA, late fellow of that college. There is an iron mission church at Greyshott. In the village are Congregational and Bible Christian chapels, each holding 200 persons: and at Standford an iron chapel for the Brethren. Headley Park, on the border of Woolmer Forest, is the seat of Sir Robert Samuel Wright, BCL, Justice of the High Court of Justice (Queen's Bench Division), who erected the handsome mansion in 1884. Eveley, the residence of John Tatham Smithes esq, in the village of Standford, is a mansion of stone in the Gothic style. The Bishop of Winchester is lord of the manor. The principal landowners are EP I'Anson esq, Mr Justice Sir Robert S Wright, Mrs Kingdom, Sir Archibald Keppel Macdonald, Mrs Petar, A Ingham Whitaker esq of Greyshott Hall, John Tatham Smithes esq, James Mowatt of Kingswood Firs, Ulick John Burke esq and Charles Erskine Vertue esq. The soil and subsoil are sandy. The chief crops are barley and wheat. The area is 6,923 acres, 3,343 of which were waste land, but about 1,600 or 1,700 acres of the latter have been inclosed and plantations laid out, greatly altering the appearance of this parish, which contains a portion of Woolmer Forest; rateable value £6,861; the population in 1891 was 1,783.
Greyshott [Grayshott] is a growing and rapidly improving hamlet, delightfully situated on an eminence near the borders of Surrey, and is 2½ miles east from Headley, 3 north from Liphook station and 2¾ miles north-west from Haslemere station.
Standford (or Sandford) is a hamlet 1½ miles south of Headley, 3 miles north of Liphook station.
Carrier to Haslemere from Greyshott, John Sandell, daily.
Parish Clerk, William Gamblen.

Post, MO & TO, SB, Express Delivery and Annuity & Insurance Office - William Gamblen, sub-postmaster. Letters are received through Liphook Sub-Office at 7.55am & 1.55pm; dispatched at 10.45am & 6.10pm; Sundays 11.40am.
Post Office, Standford - Thos. Falkner, sub-postmaster. Letters through Liphook Sub-Office at 7.15am & 1.20pm; dispatched at 11.15am & 7pm. The nearest money order and & telegraph office is at Headley.
Wall letter box, Lyndford [Lindford] cleared at 5.45pm; Sunday 9.45am.
Post, MO & TO, SB & Annuity & Insurance Office, Greyshott Sub-Office. Letters should have SO Hants added - Walter Gilman Chapman, sub-postmaster. Letters received at 9am & 2.30pm & dispatched at 9am & 6.25pm.

A school-room was built in 1755, by the Rev G Holmes DD for 12 poor children, who are taught free, and was endowed by him with a rent-charge of £6 on certain land, and with the rent of three acres of land; the whole yields about £13 yearly.
National Endowed, enlarged in 1893-4, for 240 children; average attendance, 200; Charles Henry Beck, master.
National, Greyshott (mixed), the property of Miss I'Anson; average attendance, 65; James G West, master.

Oscar Gamblen, to Liphook, daily
William Rogers, Farnham, Thurs
William Burrows, Farnham, Tues & Fri

Allden James, The Birches
Alpe Mrs, Headley cottage
Ayling William Budd, Headley wood
Bellingham Miss, The Cottage
Bewsher Samuel, Crabb Tree house [Crabtree house]
Burke Ulick John JP, Broxhead warren
Christian J Henry, Land of Nod
Coventry Henry Halford, Lyndford [Lindford]
David Charles, The Laurels
Fraser Mrs, The Chestnuts
Greenway Mrs, The Oaks
Hadley Miss, Hill side
Hahn Theoph. Sigsmund, Headley grange
Hall Charles Percy, Arford house
Langdale Alfred, Belmont
Laverty Rev Wallis Hay MA, rectory
Maude Col. Rt. Hy., White Hill chase [Whitehill chase]
Parish Mrs John, Beech hill
Parish Mrs, Kirklands
Patey, Miss
Phillips Walter Tawney, Hill Land [Hilland]
Prichard Charles Edward, Llanover (postal address, Chart [Churt], Frensham)
Smith Alfred E
Vincent Mrs, Headley hill
White Miss
White Walter, Wishanger lodge
Wright Sir Robert Samuel BCL (Justice of the High Court, Queen's Bench Division), Headley park

Barnes James, Royal Exchange PH
Barrett Alfred, Hindhead hotel
Blanchard Edwin, bricklayer
Bone George, farrier
Britton Goliath, shopkeeper, Lyndford [Lindford]
Britton John, horse dealer, Broxhead
Burrow Luke, broom maker
Cole Charles, blacksmith & farmer
Curtis Brothers, grocers & drapers
Curtis James, shopkeeper, Arford
Gamblen Henry, farmer & coal merchant
Gamblen Oscar, shoe maker & fly proprietor
Gamblen James, Wheatsheaf PH
Gamblen William, news agent & post office
Gardner Richard S, farmer
Gates Francis, draper, Arford
Gauntlett Henry, bricklayer
Glaysher Charles, baker, Barford
Greenway Samuel, cattle dealer & farmer, Holy water [Hollywater]
Gwynne Charles, White Horse PH
Harding Albert Jn, grocer etc, Lyndford [Lindford]
Headley Institute & Reading Rooms (Charles Henry Beck, sec; Edwin David, librarian)
Hill Henry, farmer
Hoare James, Crown PH
Hurdle Walter James, shopkeeper, Arford
Kemp Colin, carpenter
Kingdon Jane (Mrs), farmer & hop planter
Knight Elizabeth (Miss), shopkeeper, Arford
Knight Frank, farm bailiff to AJ Whitaker esq
Knight Henry, builder
Lickfold Walter, farmer
Louch Eli, saddler etc
Matthews William, horse dealer, Deadwater hill
Mills James, carpenter, Saunders green
Palmer George, New inn
Rogers William, baker & grocer & agent for W&A Gilbey Limited, wine & spirit merchants
Saunders George, Holly Bush PH & posting house
Shepherd Edward, farmer
Shrubb Jonas, shopkeeper & bricklayer, Barford
Strugnell George, tailor, Lyndford [Lindford]
Taylor James, farmer, Broxhead farm
Viney John Henry, farmer, Beech hill
Viney John Henry Jnr, cabinet maker
Wakeford Frederick, butcher
Warner Henry, horse breaker, Lyndford [Lindford]

Allen Henry Howard
Anderson Frederick Thomas LRCP, LRCS Edin
Curtis George
Smithes John Tatham, Eveley
Warren Andrew, Reynolds house
Warren George
Wood Mrs

Anderson Frederick Thomas LRCP, LRCS Edin, surgeon & medical officer & public vaccinator, No.4 district, Alton union
Brown George, Robin Hood PH
Falkner Thomas, wheelwright & blacksmith, Post office
Gordon Alexander, farm bailiff to JT Smithes esq, Standford farm

de Pury David
Henslowe Cecil WE, Pinewood
I'Anson Miss
Leuchars Edgar
Mitchelmore Richard
Moir Miss
Plimpton Richard T, Hurstmere
Vertue Charles Erskine, Greyahott court
Whitaker A Ingham JP, Greyshott hall
Wigan Rev Percy Frederick, Greyshott cottage

Bangs Alfred, fruiterer
Bangs Emma (Mrs), dressmaker
Barrett Mary Elizabeth (Mrs), beer retailer
Boyell Ann (Mrs), private hotel
Chapman Ernest Henry, builder
Chapman Walter Gilman, carpenter, joiner, builder, cabinet maker & stationer, Post office
Cornish George, draper & grocer
Cover James, grocer
Coxhead Edward, ironmonger
Enticknap William, carpenter, joiner & undertaker
Heather John, boot maker
Mitchell Henry, butcher
Moor Archibald James, butcher
Puttick Thomas & Sons, painters
Robinson Henry, grocer
Sandell John, carrier
Upex William, Prudential Assurance agent
Wells James, blacksmith

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