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A Journey through the Trade Directories

A Journey through the Trade Directories

Lisa Canning has been lost to us for a little while… she’s been working her way through the early 20th century Trade Directories held in the Hive in Worcester, trying to find out the range of occupations held by the residents of Abberley.  Here are her first findings: Trade Directories offer an invaluable insight into village life. … Continue reading

In touch with the outside world

Kate Andrew has discovered that Abberley has long been connected to the outside world… Telephones Abberley’s sole public telephone box was located (where it still is) on the Common close to the School opposite the Post Office, which until May 1942 was at The Walshes. Requests for a second phone box in the village square … Continue reading