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Hethe 1863 Dutton, Allen & Co Directory listing
HETHE, or Heath, 5 miles N.E. of Bicester and 17 N.E. from Oxford, is a
large village and parish in the hundred of Ploughley and union of Bicester,
containing, according to the census of 1861, 442 persons. The Church,
dedicated to St. Edmund and St George, formerly belonged to the monastery of
Kenilworth, and consists of nave, south aisle, and chancel, with a very
ancient font; the nave has a clerestory, and is in the perpendicular style;
the mode in which the ancient chancel has at different periods been repaired
tends rather to disfigure than restore it; at the west end is a semi-Norman
window. The living is a rectory, in the deanery of Bicester and patronage of
the Lord Chancellor, annual value, £164 ; the Rev. F, Salter is rector. The
Wesleyans have a place of worship here, and there is a neat chapel for Roman
Catholics standing just out of the village; priest, the Rev. Joseph Robson.
Here is also a National School. The upper and lower parts of the village are
separated by a small stream which flows into the river Ouse.
Haddocks Mr William
Mitchell J. H. esq.
Murray Mr Joseph
Robson Rev Joseph (catholic)
Salter Rev F., rectory
Adams George, tailor
Austin John, shoemaker
Barnes Thomas, carrier
Baylis Thomas Wells, farmer
Bonner H. farmer
Bonner James, butcher
Bull George, shoemaker
Collingridge William, farmer
Crow George, tailor
Dagley James, baker
Fathers Charles, stonemason
Fathers Edward, shopkeeper and carrier
Green John, Whitmore Arms
Heydon William, wheelwright
Jones Richard, baker and fanner
Mansfield William, shoemaker
Morgan Thomas, tailor
Peake George, carpenter
Rouse John, shoemaker
Stevens George, carpenter
Taylor James, cooper
Watts Lucy & liliz. (Misses), shopkeepers
Winsfield Joseph, beer retailer
Post Office. - Miss Lucy Watts, receiver. Letters are received through Bicester at 7 a.m.; despatched at half-past 4 p.m. Carrier To Banbury, Barmes, on thurs.; to Bicester, tues, and fri.
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