Kelly’s Directory 1847

Castle Thorpe 1847

Castlethorpe, a small parish and village, in the Hundred and Union of Newport Pagnell, from which place it is 5 miles, 3 from Stony Stratford, 11 from Northampton and 3 from Wolverton station, on the London and Birmingham line of railroad. The church standing in the centre of the village, is ancient, with very low square tower, in the patronage of the Corporation of Lincoln, archdeaconry of Buckingham, and diocese of Oxford. Rev. James Mayne, M.A., of Hanslope, is the incumbent, and William Watts Esq., patron and lord of the manor. Acres, about 1,000.

Surname Forename Occupation
DRAKE Christopher esq.
ADDISON William boarding academy
ALLEN George carpenter
AMOS William farmer
BULL Joseph farmer
CARR William miller
COMPTON Thomas carpenter
COMPTON William carpenter
DAWSON John butcher & maltster
DENNY William shopkeeper & shoemaker
EAKINS William tailor
GRIMES William farmer
HARRIS Matthew blacksmith
HINDES George butcher
NICHOLS William farmer
PACEY William beer retailer
PANTER William carrier
RAINBOW Rebecca post office receiver & shopkeeper (Mrs)
SODEN Richard Pea Hen Inn
TOOTH Charles butcher
TOOTH Elizabeth infant school (Mrs)
TROWER Henry esq. farmer
VARNEY Robert baker & beer retailer
CARRIER TO NORTHAMPTON. Harris to the 'Spread Eagle,' Sat morning 11; Panter, to 'Spread Eagle,' Wed & Sat. morning 11.
POST OFFICE. Mrs Rebecca Rainbow, receiver. Letters delivered from Stony Stratford, ½ past 8 morning; dispatched 7 evening.