Earls Croome Littleburys Worcester Directory 1905

Distances – 9 miles S. of Worcester and 1 mile N.E. of Upton-on-Severn.
Population – In 1901, 180. Acreage, 1150.
Postal Information – Post Office, James Bull, Sub-postmaster. Letters are received through Worcester and arrive at 5.45 a.m. and 6.0 p.m.; despatched at 5.45 a.m. and 6.55 p.m. on week-days and Sundays. Upton-on-Severn is the nearest money order and telegraph office. Post town, Worcester.
The Post Letter-box, near the Yorkshire Grey, is cleared at 5.50 p.m. on week-days and 7 p.m. on Sundays.
Parish church (St. Nicholas’) – Rev. George Lestrange Amphlett, Rector; Messrs. W. J. Surmon and Thomas Winwood, Churchwardens; James Bull, Sexton.
Elementary School (boys and girls) for Earl’s Croome and Hill Croome.

Residents

Amphlett Rev. George Lestrange (rector), The Rectory
Buckle Thomas and William, farmers, Blue Bell farm
Bull George, market gardener
Coventry Captain the Hon. Charles John, J.P., Earl’s Croome court
Forty John, gardener to Captain the Mon. C. J. Coventry, J.P., Earl’s Croome grdns.
Goode Edward, beer retailer (The Plough), Baughton
Griffiths Richard, farmer, Turk’s end
Hollingshead George, farmer, Red Deer Park farm
Humphries Ed., beer rtlr. (Yorkshire Grey)
Lawrence Leolf, farmer, Yorkshire farm
Merriman William, gardener, Laurel villa
Osborne Edward, The Firs
Preece Thomas, former, High house
Rayer Mrs., farmer, Church farm
Shepherd Mrs. Mary, frmr. Woodleys farm
Thomas Albert, market gardener
Tombs George, farmer, Hollybeds farm
Vaughan Albert, Emblem villa
White Frederick, farmer, Soudleys
Workman Miss, Grove house
Source: Littlebury’s Directory of Worcester & District. Tenth Edition. Printed and Published by Littlebury & Company, The Worcester Press, Worcester. 1905.